Dorothy Counts-Scoggins , 2006 December 10
Scope and Contents
Dorothy Counts-Scoggins recounts her experience growing up in the Biddleville community in the 1950s, including being the first African American student to integrate Harding High School in Charlotte, North Carolina. She discusses her four days at Harding in detail and explains how her time there influenced her own choices and goals in her personal and professional life. Other subjects discussed include Charlotte busing, the future of Charlotte's public schools, and the importance of preserving black community history.
- 2006 December 10
Biographical / Historical
Dorothy Counts-Scoggins was a 64-year-old woman at the time of the interview. She was born in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1942. She was educated at Johnson C. Smith University, and was employed as Vice President of Quality Initiatives at Child Care Resources, Inc.