By Dr. Alfred O. Taylor Jr.
Bridge developers of Nauck/Green Valley: earlier and current is a compilation of the tales, interviews, and biographies of those remarkable African americans who pursued and located luck, regardless of the legislation on the time that restricted their entry to every thing from domestic loans to education.
The perseverance of the pioneers of Nauck is alive via their accomplishments, triumphs, and achievements. no matter if of their personal phrases, the phrases in their family, or via background books, Taylor’s hard work of affection seeks to memorialize the real paintings those African american citizens have completed and the legacy they go away for destiny generations.
Said Taylor, “Ordinary Nauck/Green Valley citizens surviving Jim Crow legislation, missing monetary backing, changing into economically self reliant, instructing themselves and their little ones, struggling with for freedom, and remembering from whence they got here may be an proposal to all to rejoice and proceed sharing destiny, traditional resident’s accomplishments.”
About the writer: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor Jr. used to be born and raised in Arlington County, Virginia. He earned a Bachelor of technology in Technical instructor education, a grasp of Arts in management and Supervision of grownup schooling, and a Doctorate of schooling from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and country college in management of upper schooling. Taylor served as Assistant Dean for the varsity reviews (and was once later named performing Dean). Taylor retired from the collage of the District of Columbia after thirty-one years of service.
Taylor continues to be lively in his group and spiritual group, serving as President of the Nauck Civic organization and as Chairman of the Deacon’s Ministry on the Macedonia Baptist Church, between many others.
Taylor and his spouse, Delores, a retired D.C. Public faculties instructor, have young children, 3 grandsons, and great-granddaughters. He hopes that Nauck/Green Valley: previous and current becomes a dwelling record that might be constantly supplemented as destiny generations of “Nauckians” make their contributions to society.
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