To the editor: With a heavy heart, I join in the mourning of the Rev. Norman Bellamy, along with the members and friends of the Bellamy family.
According to my aged and weakened memory, Rev. Bellamy made history years before Sen. Barack Obama.
He registered the first black man to ever cast a ballot in the Brunswick County political process.
Rev. Bellamy and Perry James Gore were installing shingles on the roof of Cedar Grove Baptist Church when Gore lamented the fact his father was paying all sorts of taxes to Brunswick County and yet