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Jim Stokely on Wilma Dykeman's life and career - Part One
As told by son Jim Stokely to Henry McCarthy on WEHC 90.7FM-WISE 90.5FM "The Voice of Southwest Virginia"
On July 24, 2019, at Wilma Dykeman's childhood home just north of Asheville, North Carolina, her son Jim Stokely discussed Wilma's life and career.
Stephen Crane's "Men in the Storm"
Stephen Crane's short story "The Men in the Storm"
"In this half-darkness, the men began to come from their shelter places and mass in front of the doors of charity. They were of all types..."
Rob Thomas: My Story - Part Six
What's next is still waiting to be defined. I want to find my own financial security, because honestly, I still feel like I'm in slavery.
Rob Thomas - My Story - Part Five
When I got out at 31, April 28th, 2018, I came home with a plan this time. I was in Asheville, just out of prison.
Rob Thomas: My Story - Part Four
From the time my parents lost their house in Shiloh, around the age of seven, until I got out of prison at the age of 31, those are all dark years.
Rob Thomas - My Story - Part Three
I went to Asheville Middle from 6th to 8th grade. I was a quite, shy kid who had straight A's...Then I went to Asheville High, but I didn't graduate.
With Fire and Sword: The Battle of Kings Mountain, 1780
by Wilma Dykeman
There, on an early October afternoon 5 years after the beginning of the Revolution, [occurred] a confrontation that marked a turning point in the war.
Rob Thomas: My Story - Part Two
"So I looked around, I knew what was around me, and I saw that drug dealers had a lot of respect. They had what I felt like I wanted..."
Rob Thomas: My Story - Part One
"I was born May 25th, 1987, here in Asheville, North Carolina, I think at St. Joseph's Hospital. My parents were actual high school sweethearts..."
My Story - Mary Othella Burnette
Mary Othella Burnette
"I was born into a small, close-knit African American community of the Swannanoa Valley..."
Darin Waters on Wilma Dykeman and Neither Black Nor White - Part Two
Video of Dr. Waters' 9/29/13 talk on Wilma Dykeman as Journalist - Part Two
"For me, the work that Wilma Dykeman and her husband did represents an effort to force the Southern region at that time to face itself."
Darin Waters on Wilma Dykeman and Neither Black Nor White - Part One
Video of Dr. Waters' 9/29/13 talk on Wilma Dykeman as Journalist - Part One
"It was her passion that enabled her to be so productive over the course of her lifetime."