About the author
Rita Fuller-Yates is a. acclaimed Author and Historian from Columbus, Ohio. Fuller-Yates obtained her Bachelor degree in History from Ohio University and later her Masters degree from Savannah College of Art & Design.
Having grown up on the near East side of Columbus, Ohio and attending Columbus' East High School, she found herself emerged in the rich history and culture of the community that surrounded her. Early on in her life she developed her love for family and Tradition. This prompted her to start hosting workshops and classes to help others with the art of hosting and entertainment at home. She authored her first book "Life, Camera, Action - A guide to great hosting and entertainment" in 2016.
In 2017, she accepted a position with The Columbus College of Art and Design as an Art History Professor and later that year became the resident Lifestyle Expert for WSYX 6, FOX 28, and WBNS10TV Columbus local news affiliates.
in 2018, she made a shift to focus more of her attention on African American history within the various communities of Columbus Ohio. She hosts a weekly interactive TV show called "History In da Streetz", where she takes her viewers on a journey to discover amazing African American history right in their backyard.
Her mission to share historical facts and interesting topics with the community, allows for her to engage firsthand with young people to make sure that they understand their history and to always stay mindful of Traditions and family values. Rita Fuller-Yates sits on the trustee board of the Columbus Landmarks Foundation as well as the Columbus Historical Society.