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The Who, What, Where, How, & Why of Black History Part Two: Valentine’s Day Special The Charlestons: 1887-1968
Love Letters from 1915 and 1916 from my maternal grandparents,
Rev. James A. Charleston (1887-1961) and Mrs. Nora Dean Branch Charleston (1893-1968).
They enjoyed a five year courtship before marrying in 1916.
By Carole Copeland Thomas, MBA, CDMP, CITM
The road to Black History is paved with genius, talent, hardships, unending tragedy, amazing opportunities and everything in between. This two+-part series will examine the role of the black community in America and why Black History is integral to our past, our present and our future.
Black History IS American History in every sense of the word!
Today, as a Valentine’s Day Tribute, we’ll explore the lives of Rev. James and Nora Dean Charleston, my grandparents and their 50-year love affair.
Get out your pen and notebook and let’s examine the realities and dreams of black people throughout the land!
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