Katie Geneva Cannon

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Birthday
2, 1949
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Aug 8, 2018 (69)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1949
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Aug 8, 2018 (69)

About

Known for her advocacy of the womanist and black liberation theology movements, she served on the Christian Ethics faculty of Virginia's Union Presbyterian Seminary. Her publications include Katie's Canon: Womanism and the Soul of the Black Community and Womanist Theological Ethics: A Reader.

Before Fame

After graduating from Barber-Scotia College in North Carolina, she began her theological studies at the Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary in Georgia and, later, at New York's Union Theological Seminary.

Trivia

She was the first African American female minister in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.

Family Life

She and her seven siblings were born and raised in Kannapolis, North Carolina. She later lived and taught in Richmond, Virginia.

Associated With

Her nephew Nick Cannon had a successful career as a television actor.