Monthly Archives: August 2018

Sterling Stuckey, 86, dies; Charter of African Culture in Slavery

Ples Sterling Stuckey Jr. was born March 2, 1932 in Memphis. Her mother, Elma Earline Johnson Stuckey, had been a teacher in the South, a hat checker and maid in Chicago before becoming a supervisor for the Illinois Department of Labor. After her retirement, she published her first collection of …

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