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From Hill Town to Strieby receives Finalist Medal from 2017 Indie Book Awards

From Hill Town to Strieby has been named a Finalist in the African American category for the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA). Notification was made today. I was very honored to find myself named along with LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson! … Continue reading

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YouTube Presentation in Asheboro, NC

This video is from my presentation in Asheboro on 18 February 2017

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Book Daily featured book of the day

From Hill Town to Strieby was a featured book of the day in the Emerging Authors category. The page includes a selection from the book.  Follow the link to see the whole posting. http://www.bookdaily.com/book/5562405

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Presentation and Book Signing at Asheboro Public Library, 18 Feb 2017

I’ll be speaking at the Asheboro Public Library on Worth St., Asheboro, NC, on Saturday, 18 Feb 2017, and signing books from 2:00-4:00 pm. Here is the information they have posted: Sat, February 18, 2pm – 4pm The unique history … Continue reading

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Historical Book Award from North Carolina Society of Historians

On Saturday, 5 November 2016, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, I was awarded an Historical Book Award by the North Carolina Society of Historians, at their Diamond Jubilee Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. The event took place at the Stone Center. Along … Continue reading

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Greenlee award announced in Courier Tribune

The Asheboro Courier Tribune ran an article at the end of September about the Marsha M Greenlee History Award by the Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society being given for From Hill Town to Strieby. The article was written by Chip … Continue reading

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Another Hill Descendant Found!

Well, she wasn’t lost, but … As many do these days, I have a family tree on Ancestry.com.  I have shared many family photos and have been fortunate to find photos that others have shared.  Recently, I was contacted by … Continue reading

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ASALH Author’s Book Signing, Thurs., 6 Oct, 7:30 pm

Come out this Thursday evening, 6 Oct., to the free event, Author’s Book Signing, at 7:30 pm at the The Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219. There will be over 50 authors signing their books at this event, part of … Continue reading

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2016 Marsha M. Greenlee History Award

I received word this morning that I have been awarded the Marsha M. Greenlee History Award from AAHGS for my book, From Hill Town to Strieby. Formal announcement and conferring of the award will take place in Atlanta at the … Continue reading

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Montgomery County Chapter of AAHGS 24 Sep 2016

I’ll be speaking at the next Montgomery Chapter AAHGS meeting on 24 Sep 2016. I realize that is the day the new Smithsonian African American Museum opens, however, some of us will not be going downtown for various reasons, including … Continue reading

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