Manifested Dreams by Dr. Yvonne Johnson

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Manifested Dreams by Dr. Yvonne Johnson
Genre – African American, Family, Historical fiction
Page Count – 46 pages
An African American Family Stories that Will Move You to Tears
Manifested Dreams chronicles the history of African American families using a completely different perspective from boring, history books. Explore the stories of different generations of this family and remind yourself of the world’s discriminatory policies and racial inequities. Thought-provoking and inspiring, Manifested Dreams offers a touching family story of several generations of African Americans living in a radically divisive America.


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Dr. Yvonne Johnson is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History. After her matriculation at CAU, she received a Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education K-12 from the University of Memphis, and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Capella University. She currently serves as a Special Education Advisor with Shelby County Schools in the Division of Exceptional Children where she supervises special education classes at several schools. Yvonne is the co-author of The Ride of Pride, a children’s book that tells the story of African American inventors and how we use their inventions daily.

Dr. Yvonne Johnson is very active in the Memphis Community. She is a charter member of the Memphis Metro Clark Atlanta Alumni Association where she currently serves as the Vice President. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated where she previously served on the Leadership committee, was the Health Initiative chairperson, and Pan Hellenic Council representative. She was a former Historian for the Pan Hellenic Council. She is also a member of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated.  Recognized as Alumni of the day from Clark Atlanta University, Alumni Association. She is a Leadership Memphis graduate. Yvonne serves as a volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House, which provides services and housing for parents/family members of children with childhood cancer while they receive treatment at St. Jude Hospital. She volunteers with the Union Mission, a local homeless shelter. She is a former member of the Feed the Need ministry, a program that feeds homeless individuals throughout the Memphis area.




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