Simon G. Atkins: Founder of Winston-Salem State University & N.C Negro Teachers’ Association

Simon Green Atkins, educator and founder of Winston-Salem State University and the North Carolina Negro Teachers’ Association. Atkins was born to two former slaves. He was born into slavery on a farm in North Carolina rented by his former master, Capt. E. Bryan. In 1880, after many years of public education, Atkins enrolled in St. Augustine’s […]

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