Just a Little History: Ailey Mae Young, a Quiet Force for Good

Wake Forest Gazette

By Carol W. Pelosi

Just to clear up any possible confusion, there are two important Ailey Youngs in Wake Forest history. The first was Ailey Fowler Young, born in 1857 in slavery, who was the mother of Allen Young, the founder of the Wake Forest Normal and Industrial School, the first private sc… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story