Kathleen Coleman-Miss Sophia’s House

Sophia grew up in rural Mississippi as the youngest of 13 children.  Her mother died when she was just three months old.  Her oldest sister, barely 13, was thrust into the caregiver role while working in the cotton fields and attending school whenever she could.  Sophia’s father was a gambler and when he was unable to pay his gambling debts, he used his own daughters as payment. Continue reading “Kathleen Coleman-Miss Sophia’s House”