About the Author

Norman John McCullough, Sr. lives with his wife, Darnelle, in Concord, N.C. Norman moved to Concord in 2012 from the Northeast after he graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and master’s degree from Columbia Teacher’s College in 1974. Norman also completed, at Columbia, the course work (not dissertation) for an Ed.D in 1992. Teaching for the past 6 years at Rowan- Cabarrus Community College American History, African-American History and Western Civilization, Norman hopes this book and many others will assist our youth and others understand that our history has many unpleasant facts, however, if we are going to overcome, we must do what is necessary to face the truth and do whatever is necessary to reconcile the past.