April Honoree:

James E. Ford

Teacher

James E. Ford is a man on a mission, driven by the challenges and opportunities he sees as a world history teacher at Garinger High School in Charlotte. “I have learned that my life standpoint is to help students maximize their potential and reach their full development,” he says. “Assisting a child to realize who they are and then watching them blossom is great motivation.” In recognition of his ability to help students think beyond the easy answer, Ford was named North Carolina’s Teacher of the Year for 2014. “Understanding the history of African-Americans in... Read Full Bio

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The Heritage Calendar 2015

The Heritage Calendar honors men and women of all races who have contributed significantly to the lives and experiences of African Americans in the State. In addition to monthly honorees, the calendar also highlights dates of significance in North Carolina and nationally.

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