Dr. Reatha Clark King

Reatha Clark King 1938- As a child in Georgia, Reatha Clark King picked cotton for $6 a day to help her family make ends meet. Long days in the hot sun was her motivation for something better. Says King, ‚ÄúThere is nothing that motivates you like hard work in the cotton field. I recall being… Continue reading Dr. Reatha Clark King

Clara Hale

Clara McBride Hale 1905-1992 Clara McBride Hale, also known as Mother Hale, ran a daycare for children and fostered 40 others. After retiring at 65, she founded the Hale House Center, a home for children born addicted to drugs. Hale was the first in her family to complete high school and married shortly after graduation. In 1938,… Continue reading Clara Hale