Monday, March 12, 2007

Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford has authored more than a dozen children’s books, including Jazz Baby, Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins, and A Negro League Scrapbook. A minister’s wife, Ms. Weatherford makes her home in North Carolina and has roots in the same Maryland county where Harriet Tubman was born, the subject of her latest book: Moses: When Harriett Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.

For a review see the Winston-Salem Journal.

To visit her website use the following link: Weatherford Website

The mother-in-law of Carole Boston Weatherford was from Caswell County, North Carolina, and attended the Rosenwald School for colored children. For more on the history of black education in Caswell County read:

Their Highest Potential: An African American School Community in the Segregated South, Vanessa Siddle Walker (1996).

Who was the most important black educator in Caswell County? Many believe it was Nicholas Longworth Dillard.

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