Miss Kitty’s contribution

If asked to sum up her life in one word, Catherine “Kitty” A. Tomes Pinkney, recipient of Virginia Theological Seminary’s eighth annual Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans award, would tell you it has been “joyful.”

Never mind that she grew up in foster care in a racially-segregated rural community where the prospects for young African-American girls rarely exceeded working in somebody else’s home. Miss Kitty, as she is affectionately known, was determined to flourish, and to help others flourish, too.

Read it all in the Washington Window.

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