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" celebrates and embraces the ties that will connect our rich heritage to the future..." Read the rest here! 

Summerville Journal Scene, 12/7/2017

"As I travel the nation speaking about bringing change to our country, it is the warmth and determination of my supporters that inspire me..."

Letter from Barack Obama , 2008

"Edith Oldham has an intimate knowledge of the community as well as deep roots. Her sound grounding, enhanced by meticulous research in traditional sources and oral history interviews, results in a work that is enlightening and interesting."

Curtis J. Franks, Curator, Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, College of Charleston

"What Grandma Forgot to Tell You is a charming book about growing up in the African-American rural south during the Jim Crow era. It reaches across all generations and touches on the strong bonds that kept the families and communities together"

Susan Epstein, Preservation Society of Charleston

"Edith Oldham has taken some of her readers on a journey through disremembered chapters of their past; for the others it is a first time history worthy of repeating."

Shirley Mackey Chapman, Educator, Native of St. George, South Carolina

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