FAMOUS CHRISTIAN BOOK AUTHOR & CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER:
Born on September 28, 1972. Rev. Dr. Franklyn V. Beckles, Jr., was educated in South Carolina, graduating from South Aiken High in 1991. He began traveling around the world serving America in the U.S. Armed Forces for the U.S. Navy and later for the U.S. Army National Guard. While in military service, he enrolled in South Carolina State University graduating in 1999 with a major in History Education. And Dr. Beckles earned a Doctorate Degree in Theology from New Life Seminary in 2002. Dr. Beckles was licensed to preach and ordained in 2008 at the American Fellowship Church. He was a public school teacher for 4 years, then became a career Firefighter for 3 years, and finally established his own Christian Bible College in 2010! He is the proud father of 5 children, happily married, and an accomplished Christian Book Author and Private School Director/Professor. Dr. Beckles is also a notable Civil Rights Pioneer who received national acclaim for being the only Community Leader to address and protest against Bullying and Racial Injustice in the Richmond County Public School System located in Augusta Georgia and Dr. Beckles is an crusader in the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease!!! Read about his inspiring Christian Ministry for God to help others in need:
A MOMENT IN BLACK HISTORY: Famous Book Author -Dr. Franklyn Victor Beckles, Jr., is the first African American to serve as a Captain in the Clearwater Volunteer Fire Department in South Carolina. And in 1999, he was the first Black Online Comic Book Writer to establish his own Publishing Company (Ultraverse Comics). Dr. Beckles is noted for having the most websites than any Celebrity Author in the world!
Read about his inspiring works as a Community Leader by Author Nathan Van Sertima:
“Dr. Beckles vs. the Richmond County Board of Education” (Amazon.com)