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Archive for June 23rd, 2009

The summertime is in full swing here in Chapel Hill, and like most people I’m running around looking for something to wear that won’t make me pass out from heatstroke in ten minutes or less. A surefire answer, for me at least, has been to make some garments myself. For a quick course in choosing […]

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Anna Julia Cooper was born into slavery in Raleigh in 1858.  She attended school at St. Augustine’s College just three years after the Civil War ended, and became the fourth African American woman in the country to receive her doctoral degree (in 1925, from the Sorbonne).  She later worked as a teacher and educational reformer […]

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