On the 5th of October, 2013. I had an invaluable experience while attending a conference entitled: “The Living Legacy of Rosenwald Schools” ; Communities Revitalized, held in Edenton, NC.
My childhood history and memories of my first school, in addition to my current connections has truly been a fascinating journey and experience. Who knew…that growing up in Asheville, NC and attending a two room school in Mars Hill, NC had such a rich history. A history for me that has taken on a life of power, vision and visionaries, strength and courage, perseverance and most profoundly…’taking a stand and standing’ at a time in our American History was no doubt challenging.
~ Fatimah Rashida Shabazz