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“Biography: the first African-American to sit on the Peoria City Council” Book Signing at Carver Community Center, September 17, 2016

topspin-bookcoverJoin James B. Stafford III, author of TOPSPIN: the story of Dr. James Bazell Stafford, Jr., on September 17, 2016, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a book signing at George Washington Carver Community Center.

TOPSPIN is a biography of the life of Dr. James B. Stafford, Jr. as told by his son James B. Stafford, III.

The story is written not only to cover the influence Dr. Stafford had on the city of Peoria but also on so many boys he came in contact with through the scouting program at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

It also explains the role he played in the establishment of the first all African American–staffed hospital during World War II located in Burma.

There were many firsts in the life of Dr. James B. Stafford, and this book takes you through them all.

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