Latta University Park Honors Free Black Educator

Rev Latta and his wife

RALEIGH – The 10th annual Celebrate Oberlin will honor the legacy of Oberlin Village, North Carolina’s largest known intact settlement, founded by a free Black man, Jesse Pettiford, in 1858. The April 20 event will kick off at 4 p.m. with the grand opening of Latta University Historic Park. (Read the rest of the Triangle Tribune article here.)