Day: September 1, 2023

William “Bill” Thomas Barnes

By Michael September 1, 2023 Off

An Educator, Statesman, Mentor, Friend

Today, we bid fare-de-well to our friend and mentor, William “Bill” Thomas Barnes. My grandmother called him Junior Barnes. The year I started first grade, Barnes graduated from Morehouse College. By happenstance, Barnes became the first male teacher in an elementary school in Bibb County, Georgia. read more