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Department of Humanities - List of Publications

Flora J. Hatley Wadelington
Assistant Professor of History

Publication: Black Americans in NC and the South Black Americans in North Carolina and the South is a book edited by Jeffrey J. Crow and Flora J. Hatley. The last essay in the book on Leonard Medical School was written by Todd Savitt. The book was published by the University of North Carolina Press.

Publication: A History of African Americans in NC  

A History of African Americans in North Carolina was co-authored by Jeffrey J. Crow, Paul D. Escott and Flora J Hatley. Hatley wrote chapter eight, “With All Deliberate Speed” on African American education in the state and chapter nine on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. The book was published by The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.

Publication: A Man’s Reach Should Exceed His Grasp

A Man’s Reach Should Exceed His Grasp is Prezell R. Robinson’s autobiography chronicling his life from 1922 to 1956. This family history is the story of his growing up and coming of age in small rural towns in South Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s. It tells the story of an African American father born 20 years after the end of slavery who was committed to educating his children. Of the nine children, three daughters and two sons were sent away to complete high school and attend college in the Jim Crow South. Prezell R. Robinson is President Emeritus of Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh, N.C. The book was published by Ivy House Publishing Group.

Publication: A History of African-Americans in North Carolina

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A History of African-Americans in North Carolina
(2nd Revised Edition, 2011)
Jeffrey J. Crow, Paul D. Escott, and Flora J. Hatley Wadelington

Originally published in 1992, A History of African Americans in North Carolina was the first one-volume survey of black history in the state. It traced the story of black North Carolinians from the colonial period into the 1990s. A revised edition was issued in 2002 that included a new chapter examining the expanding political influence of North Carolina’s African Americans and the rise of effective black politicians.

This new, second revised edition brings the discussion through the historic presidential election of Barack Obama in 2008. The book has been completely re-typeset and includes a new cover, a number of new illustrations, and an updated index. Paperbound. Pp. xii, 292. Illus. Index. (2nd rev. ed., 2011)