On Tuesday, November 4, 1980, I sat in a dorm room in Creswell Hall on the University of Georgia campus with my Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority sisters. Our eyes were glued to a sixteen-inch television screen watching the presidential election returns for President Jimmy Carter …

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Full Circle

I was a very active high school student. I cheered, participated in clubs, was voted most popular and best all-around, and crowned homecoming queen. Looking back, I realize that it was my time running track under the leadership of track coaches Carl Middleton and Charlie …

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Gwendolyn Goodman

Answering Savannah Morning News columnist Wanda Lloyd’s challenge to readers to “speak the names of at least three [women] who are…sheroes in this community,” I raise up the name of Gwendolyn P. Goodman (1936-2004). Gwendolyn Goodman was a three-term City of Savannah Alderwoman and the …

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