Victoria Casey-McDonald 80th Memorial Birthday Celebration: Stories and Memories
Join us at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, February 25th, at 3 p.m. to celebrate the memorial birthday of Victoria Casey-McDonald. Friends and family will share their memories along with readings from her 2022 reissued book, Just Over the Hill: Black Appalachians in Jackson County, Western North Carolina.
Victoria A. Casey McDonald (1943-2014) was a teacher, preacher, local historian, storyteller, and daughter of Appalachia. She was the author of three other books, African Americans of Jackson County: From Slavery to Integration, A Pictorial History, and the novels Living in the Shadow of Slavery and Under the Light of Darkness: Love and Marriage in the Antebellum South for Slaves.