Educator and Author
A New Century
Jeanette Toomer is a African American woman whose life stretches from mid-20th century through the 21st century. As a child, student, mother, educator and writer she describes her family, hopes, precious struggles and uplifting moments in her memoir, The Making of a 21st Century Woman.
“Writing is really a way of thinking - not just feeling but thinking about things that are disparate, unresolved, mysterious, problematic, or just sweet.”