In Lakeland, Florida, where my mom spends her winters, is a Goodwill Outlet store she and her friends call the Dumpster.
I’ve been there a couple of times with her, more for the entertainment value than anything, although I did score a nice long-sleeved shirt for my husband and a grey wool skirt and a lavender pashmina for me the last time I went.
As the world of technology evolved, Brooke Whitlow adapted and has become a technology educator.
She began her career teaching social studies at J.T. Alton Middle School in Vine Grove. Through the Teaching American History grant, she traveled around the country to learn from field experts in history laying the groundwork for a desire to teach something innovative and engaging.
For Susan McCrobie, delving into history is like solving a mystery.
“It’s almost like detective work,” she said.
She has served on the boards for the Hardin County History Museum and Hardin County Historical Society and has been an officer for a variety of historical organizations at the local, state and national level.
We are in February, the month to honor those who have paved the way for us to be where we are today.
It is Black History Month. So people wonder why there needs to be a Black History Month, just as some wonder why we need affirmative action. I really believe if these issues were not put into law, they would have never materialized on their own merit.