Elbert Ransom, Jr. is an ordained Baptist Minister, international lecturer, author, seminar instructor, and musician. He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Wesley Theology Seminary, Washington, D.C. in 1995. He is regularly called upon by the U.S. Department of State to travel to many countries abroad to speak on the subjects of Democracy, Human Rights, and Nonviolence as an Agent to Social Change. As a civil rights activist, he participated as an aide to the late Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Among his varied interests, he is currently an adjunct faculty member at the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia.
Photo Courtesy of Louise Ransom, Free Lance Photographer, Alexandria, Vir