WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Raising a child on a maid’s wages: College instructor’s mother was live-in domestic worker

Posted 9/17/20

When Bettie Applewhite was about 9, she remembers discovering that it was awfully hard to find a Black kid on television.

Her rural Wilson County family had just installed a black and white …

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