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Ms. Belinda Caldwell & Ms. Katherine Council (Mama Kat)

At “Heavenly Groceries,” Mama Kat and Belinda, both lifetime residents of Chapel Hill/Carrboro and First Baptist Church members, offer food with a large serving of good humor and warmth. Mama Kat’s oldest daughter, Caroline, a leader of the local civil rights movement, moved to Canada to escape laws that barred marriage to a white co-activist.

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Ms. Belinda Caldwell & Ms. Katherine Council (Mama Kat)

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Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Ms. Belinda Caldwell & Ms. Katherine Council (Mama Kat),” From the Rock Wall, accessed June 13, 2024, https://fromtherockwall.org/images/ms-belinda-caldwell-ms-katherine-council-mama-kat.

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