In Memoriam: Carey Harvey Latimore IV, 1975-2022

Carey Latimore, a Baptist minister and an associate professor of history at Trinity University in San Antonio, died on July 26. He was 46 years old.

A native of Saluda, Virginia, he attended Rappahannock Community College and then earned a bachelor’s degree in history at the University of Richmond. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in history at Emory University in Atlanta. His doctoral dissertation was entitled “Always a Minority: Richmond Area Free Blacks in the Civil War Era.”

Dr. Latimore joined the Trinity University community in 2004. He served as the chair of the department of history from 2011-2020 and was the co-director for the African American studies minor. He also was an associate minister for Mt. Zion First Baptist Church

Dr. Latimore recently published Unshakable Faith: African American Stories of Redemption, Hope, and Community (Our Daily Bread Publishing, 2022). He was the co-editor of Building a City on a Hill: African Americans Building Communities of Purpose (Urban Ministries Press, 2021) and authored the chapter “Closing the Education Gap: The Hidden Potential of the Black Church,” which appeared in Strengthening Families, Communities and Schools to Support Children’s Development: Neighborhoods of Promise (Routledge, 2018)


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