Sunday, 26 August 2018

AT 67, QUEEN ALFIA (ALTHEA DIXON) STILL DAZZLES

Queen Althea Dixon says cheers at 67


Althea Dixon (nee Gamble) ever charming and scintillating former Miss Afro-American, still makes head turns even at 67 years. The charming black beauty who once gave the boys in her neighborhood sleepless night until when the handsome, tall, Mr Dixon beat them all to take her home for keep is still looking radiant on her way to 70 in few years’ time.


Mr Afro American Ezra Nero and Miss Afro American  Althea Gamble

Born on Monday August 27, 1951, in Tollette Arkansas in the United State of America, an African-American town on State Highway 355 in South-Western Howard County, named after Stephen Tollette, a freed slave who moved after the Civil War from Virginia to Arkansas.

Her Grandparents - Jasper and Lizzie Brown



Althea was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo, the black American with African origin, traceable to Uganda in East Africa was born into the Gamble and Geneva family, her great grandparents were Jasper and Lizzie Brown.

Queen Althea 


She grew up in a part of California where she went to school with people from different nationalities. She embraced each other’s differences; they learned what they could from each other, it was a lot of fun and the experiences made her to be a well-rounded person. 


Althea in High School French school days


She is Certified Paralegal, a writer, an advocate for Z'ERO Prostate Cancer', a member in the 'CARE' (Changing Attitudes Relationship and Expectations) Coalition. 



The Queen Althea on the runway
She was a White House Correspondent for 'Blacks4Barack Obama', a Political Consultant, Licensed Cosmetologist, Medical Assistant; she has worked in the Legal, Beauty/Fashion, Education, Political and Medical World. 


Althea with siblings standing  and parents seated 

She is member of “Project Sister" a non-profit org serving primarily East county and West San Bernardino counties,  they deal with issues for women like sexual assault, jobs, other and have a crisis hotline, they are connected with "House of Ruth" work with Calvary chapel.


Althea Dixon with family and grand kids

She was there for the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association Conference. 

Althea Alfie Dixon and her Mom Geneva L. Gamble with copies of Obama's book


Alongside her 76 years old mother then, they met with Senator Barrack Obama during a book signing event “Audacity of Hope”, held in Los Angeles, CA at the African American Museum October 27, 2006, the mother pleaded with Senator Obama to run for the position of the American president, which he later did and won.

Althea at the White House, she is the lady in red

She is an Executive Board Member of Southwest Arkansas Development Council  (SWADC) Task Force Committee, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to the needy members of the communities, the main goal is to help families escape poverty, while striving toward a self-sufficient lifestyle, they cover the following counties: Miller, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Nevada, Sevier, Ouachita, Dallas, Columbia, Union and Calhoun.

Some of Queen Althea laurels 


She is an Executive member of ZERO Cancer, a group championing the end of Prostate Cancer 

A cover of a copy of Aspiration periodical with President Obama

She is the Publisher of ‘Aspirations’ periodical, a publication which gives her an avenue and a way to share the mosaic thoughts and cherished desires of those that dare contribute their stories.

Mayor Mary and Queen Althea


It was through ASPIRATIONS that she came in contact with my friend, and my Mayor, Mayor Mary Ajoku – the former Mayor of Cruger, MS. After she was featured in the publication by her nephew Orlando Sutton Sr. and through Mayor Mary I also became a friend of Alfia.


Althea with Leonard Charles Williams, American singer-songwriter and musician, the lead vocalist for R&B/Soul group Tower of Power. As a soloist, he made several hit recordings, including 1978's "Cause I Love You" and 1977's "Choosing You".

Alfie with the writer JJ Holland who created the characters of Black Panther for Marvel in WDC


Alfie as she is called by her friends is a gorgeous lady full of life, she is a transition person that breaks unhealthy, harmful, abusive and unfortunate learned behaviors and replaces them with proactive, helpful, effective behaviors. After a catastrophic near fatal car crash, she bounced back like a cat with nine life, forging ahead and thanking God for life.


Congressman Elijah Cummings & Althea  Dixon  Annual Legislative Conference 2009 
in Washington, District of Columbia.


Althea with Whitaker, American film Actor who acted in ‘The Crying Game’,  ‘Platoon’, ‘Ghost Dog’, he has also appeared in blockbusters such as ‘Rogue One’, he won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, National Board of Review Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and many others.

Althea with Kevin Johnson formally of The Phoenix Suns. I think he's the mayor of Sacramento, California


Althea with Samite Mulondo, the African musician, originally from Uganda, but lives in Tully, New York. He plays the flute and kalimba, a type of thumb piano. He is a co-founder of Musicians for World Harmony, a non-profit organization that introduces music to African orphans.

Senator John Boozman of Arkansas, with ZERO Cancer Summit Advocates Willie Farris & Althea Dixon championing the cause of ZERO CANCER 

Sharon and Alfie with Jake Krilovich, Zero, VP Government Relations

Queen Althea with other Super Delegate for Obama

Queen Althea with SWADC Task Force members 

 Althea with Samuel Leroy Jackson American highly prolific actor and film producer, he has appeared in over 100 films, including ‘Die Hard with a Vengeance’, ‘ Unbreakable’, ‘ Snakes on a Plane’.

Queen Althea with Barrack Obama  


Her daughter Kristina Dixon has this to write about her “Happy Mother’s Day to my momma!!! I love this lady without condition and reservation!!! She is the wind beneath my wings!! I thank God for watching over her and keeping her safe, we still have work to do, and places to see!! Watch out world.”

Mum and daughter Kristina Dixon


From of all of us from The National Biographer Magazine in Lagos Nigeria, Africa we say happy 67th birthday Queen Alfie, ride on to a BIGGER you. Happy 67th birthday and God bless you richly  


The queen rides a BIG BIKE to better years ahead 




Raphael James is the founder and Director General of CRIMMD - Center for Research, Information Management and Media Development. CRIMMD is a center that manages information; media and political research; biographical and autobiographical writings; documentations, exhibitions and script editing. He is the publisher of The national Biographer magazine and author of 56 books with 23 published 















3 comments:

  1. Dr Raphael James, you did a great job with this beautiful blog of Alfie's life and accomplishments. Sharon Rose

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    1. Thanks a whole bunch Sharon Rose, we celebrate her for she deserves it

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  2. This was wonderfully said and done of Alfie Love. Thank you so much Dr. Raphael in sharing this beautiful tribute of a very special jewel (my dear cousin Mrs. Althea Dixon).
    Many Blessings.

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