In this episode of In Class with Carr, Dr. Carr delves into the life and significance of Dr. Dorothy Porter Wesley—an influential librarian, bibliographer, and scholar. Dr. Carr not only explores the impact of her work in establishing the Moorland-Springarn Research Center at Howard University but also brings her story to life through engaging anecdotes.
With over 43 years of dedicated service, Porter’s adept management of the research library facilitated global scholarly endeavors. Dr. Carr narrates her invaluable contributions, including authoritative bibliographies, showcasing her unwavering dedication to education and the preservation of knowledge.
The “You Should Know” Series is committed to sharing stories like Henry Bibb’s that have played pivotal roles in shaping history yet are often overlooked. Through compelling narration and expert analysis, we bring you an immersive experience that pays tribute to the unsung heroes of the past.
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