Fayetteville, SC Author Publishes African American History Book

May 16, 2019   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) The Hebron Cross: An African American's Family Life During Twentieth Century Marlboro County, South Carolina: Book One, a new book by Dr. Mary J. Ferguson, has been released by RoseDog Books.

Dr. Mary J. Ferguson, is a Marlboro County (Hebron), South Carolina native and one of fifteen siblings. She is also a 42 year teacher and administrator veteran of public, private and higher education in various states and countries due to decades of military affiliation. She enjoys the study of integrated cultural studies. Her initial training prepared her for self-contained classroom teaching. Her educational journey includes: Winston Salem State University B.S. ('78), St. Mary College, (KS) M.Ed. ('96), Fayetteville State University, (NC) M.S.A. ('05) and Ed. D. ('09). Her quantitative dissertation can be found on proquest entitled: A Comparative Analysis of Rural and Urban Students in Selected North Carolina Schools (2009). Her book publications include: Just Thinking; A Bio-Compilation of Poetry 2010; 2014); Twenty-First Century College Commentaries of Traditional and Nontraditional College Students (2013); STEM and Cyber Culture (2017). Her current primary academic interest includes: research on humanities and STEM for elementary and secondary students, community and parent involvement, policy improvement for public schools. She is the owner of a non-profit founded in 2014 (Ferguson Educational and Consultant Services). At the age of twelve, she became a believer in Jesus Christ and baptized in Aberdeen, NC, by her father, the late Reverend T. J. Johnson.

The Hebron Cross: An African American's Family Life During Twentieth Century Marlboro County, South Carolina: Book One is a 186-page hardcover with a retail price of $23.00. The ISBN is 978-1-6442-6554-3. It was published by RoseDog Books of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.rosedogbookstore.com.

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