Ersula Knox Odom is a legacy writer with more than one hundred published articles to her credit, author of “At Sula’s Feet”, “The Doris Ross Reddick Story,” and “African Americans of Tampa”. There are additional exciting commissioned biographies scheduled for publication this year. Ersula is a Mary McLeod Bethune chautauquan, a motivational speaker and a prize winning life lyricist.
Odom’s historical research and legacy writing illuminated the lives of hundreds of historically important individuals for The Weekly Challenger News, The Power Broker Magazine, The Florida Sentinel Bulletin, James H. Hammond, Doris Ross Reddick, and Theresa A Manuel.
As Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Ms. Odom researched, developed performance scripts for and portrays the national legend for the Florida Humanities Council including: “Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life” and “Two Takes on A Dream – Mary McLeod Bethune and Zora Neale Hurston.”
Featured below are samples of Ersula’s Legacy research, writing and on screen narration: