Did you know that African American author Linda Goss is a member of Zeta Phi Beta? Goss is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Linda Goss is the first African American storyteller to receive a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts. She is a folk author who was inspired by her grandfather’s stories. She realized that if she did not pass down the stories they would be lost in history.
Goss earned her bachelor’s degree in Drama in 1969 from Howard University. She later earned her master’s degree in education from Antioch University. She played a pivitol role in the reemergence of American storytelling traditions in the early 70s. In 1984 she co-founded the National Association of Black Storytellers with Mary Carter Smith.
NEA National Heritage Fellowship Tribute Video: Linda Goss
Share this article with your network and let them know about this interesting fact about Zeta Phi Beta
Leadership Highlight2 hours ago
Leadership Highlight: Sharae Half Sharp the Basileus of Zeta Phi Beta’s Sigma Psi Zeta Chapter in Fort Washington, Maryland
Colleges1 week ago
Virginia State University to Host One of The 2024 Presidential Debates
Leadership Highlight1 hour ago
Leadership Highlight: Michelle Banks the Basileus of Sigma Gamma Rho’s Gamma Omicron Sigma Chapter in Jacksonville