Dr. Rosalind Carmichael was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  She attended Douglass College and graduated in 1972 with a degree in English.  She earned her Masters in Education from the Rutgers Graduate School of Education (1977) and her PhD in African American Studies from Temple University (2000).  Dr. Carmichael worked as an English teacher at Malcolm X Shabazz High School for over thirty years. 


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