NAN’s Women Of The Movement: Mother Sarah Mincey-Hunt—
Born in Claxton, GA—the fruitcake capital of the world, was born Mrs. Sarah Mincey-Hunt. Mrs. Hunt was married to Mr. Richard Murray Hunt— the love of her life for 50 years until his death in November 2018. Mrs. Hunt is the proud mother of two sons, two step-daughters, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Additionally, Mrs. Hunt is affectionately called Mother Hunt because she is a spiritual mother to many individuals across the United States.
Mother Hunt is known throughout her community and the across the country. Mother Hunt previously worked with the Gospel Music Workshop Of America and some of the most infamous names in the African American community (Rev. James Cleveland, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Martin Luther King III, Shirley Caesar, and Dorothy Norwood; to name a few).
Mother Hunt received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Fort Valley State University in 1982. Mother Hunt also received a teaching certification from Fort Valley in 1997. Mother Hunt furthered her education by receiving certification as a Classroom Redelivery Instructor in 2001. Mother Hunt yet had the desire to learn more. This time, Mother Hunt enrolled into the University of Phoenix where she received her Masters of Education in 2003. Mother Hunt is currently pursuing her Doctoral in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix.
Mother Hunt refuse to retire!! She is always willing to lend her talents to any project that is for a good cause. Currently, she is the Founder and President of the Middle Georgia Chapter of National Action Network. While serving in this capacity, Mother Hunt is often called upon by national office to assist in resolving Civil Rights complaints from across the SE Region. Additionally, Mother Hunt has assisted many through her leadership to help them organize to become official local NAN Chapters in their communities. Mother Hunt currently work as the Technology Educational Coordinator for Cirrus Academy Charter School in Macon, GA.
Mother Hunt is passionate about advocacy, teaching, spiritual encouragement and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Often, Mother Hunt finds herself able to fulfill all of these in a single conversation!
Mother Hunt provides valuable services to the National Field Department of National Action Network as an National Field Liaison. Mother Hunt is at the front line of communication. Mother Hunt is also, the Coordinator of the Mobilization Committee. The Mobilization Committee is responsible for galvanizing grassroots efforts when called upon by Rev. Sharpton. Additionally, the Mobilization Committee is instrumental in registering thousands of people for the annual national convention of NAN.
Mother Hunt is a jewel to all that meet her. Mother Hunt is a proud member of several notable organizations:
- NAACP Macon Bibb Chapter (2008 – Present)
- National Action Network, Inc. March 2013 to Present
- New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church June 1989 – Present
- National Democratic Committee 2005 to Present
- Bibb County Democratic Party (June 2007 to Present)
- Democratic Party of Georgia (2005 – Present)
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission January 2014 to Present
- Southern Christian Leadership Conference (2016 to Present)
Mother Hunt has received numerous awards for her dedication and commitment to the advancement of her community and country. Below are a few of the prestigious awards:
- Community Service Award — Macon Middle Georgia Central Georgia Federation of Trades and Labor Council
- Community Service Award — Helping Hand Community Outreach Macon, GA
- Acknowledge with Deep Appreciation of your Untiring Service June 8, 2018 — GMBC Women of Excellence Ms Monica Aldridge
- State Coordinator — General Missionary Baptist Convention of GA
- NAACP Communication Service Award — Presented by the NAACP Macon Bibb County Branch
- Mrs. Gwenette Westbrook, President — National Action Network Woman of Power
- Awarded at the National Convention for outstanding community advocacy work — Presented by Rev. Al Sharpton, New York
- Drum Major for Justice Award — Presented by the Evangelical Ministers Alliance Macon, GA
- Humanitarian Award — Presented by New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church for outstanding work with homeless and community outreach ministry
- Teaching Team Manager of the Year — Awarded by the Principal, Mr. Louis Frank Tompkins for outstanding leaders
- Social Studies Team of the Year March — Award by the Georgia Association of Social Studies Teachers for outstanding team presentation at the State convention