Finding Josie

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Mrs. Mary E. Thomas

…aka…Black Mary…aka…Territorial Temptress Josie’s baby sister, Mary English Thomas, was an absolute surprise to find and has been surprising me with the depth of her life ever since. Two women, sisters, with so many alike aspects to their life, but with SUCH glaring difference as well. Some people might look at the two and see […]

May 20, 2022–Josie’s Day

The Event What I took away most from the day wasn’t the marker, it wasn’t the dedication. It became not just about Josie. It became another step on this life changing journey. It was a day of joy and celebration. It was a day of being grateful for who I am and what I have […]

Her Name: Dr. Josie E. Wells

When I first started researching Josie, six years go, and her story started unfolding in front of me, I told my friend Billy Bam that I was going to do my best to make sure that Dr. Josephine English Wells became a household name. I wanted every elementary school student to learn her name, know […]

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