Susheel as Mary Ellen Pleasant

Search Susheel Bibbs' Living Heritage Foundation  on Facebook. Her extensive work on the life of Mary Ellen Pleasant and the Hyers Sisters ==>

has resulted in the title "foremost expert on Pleasant's life," given by San Francisco City and County Supervisors and in national recognition of her Hyers research. These have  led to  acclaimed touring presentations, which include--


1) A multimedia show in word and song on the Hyers Sisters (activist divas of the 1880's)

2) One-woman programs on Mary Ellen Pleasant, Mother of Civil Rights in California (1817-1904)

     A) An acclaimed one-woman chautauqua (enactments)--Dramatic or Musical

     B) Film screenings at which Bibbs can speaks and/or signs her book/DVDs

     C) Workshops/Masterclasses on performing the "Negro" Spritiual and black

         classica song


Photo by Jim Dennis in 1988