Steve Williams Interview


Steve Williams Interview


Harper, Zenobia (Interviewer)





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Steve Williams is a poet, motivational speaker, writer, and historian. His history as an educator and administrator has led to many accomplishments that he has made throughout his life. Williams’ father was known as “Mr. NAACP”. He lived in New York for most of his childhood, then moved to Georgetown with his parents and siblings. Williams attended high school in Georgetown with his siblings. As he got older, he realized that he was an historian like his father, which led to many accomplishments being made such as writing books and petitioning for markers in South Carolina to be established for African American heroes of Georgetown. This interview took place in January of 2021. It was conducted by Zenobia Harper at the Rice Museum located in Georgetown, South Carolina. This interview describes Georgetown, South Carolina, its relation to Gullah Geechee history, and the heroes who played a major role in African American History.


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Steve Williams Interview