In Episode 5, Carlton Riddick talks about the close attention he received at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte.
“My teachers really really got on me,” Riddick recalled. “It was like I had a second mother and father. They were on me. And Mrs. Ledbetter…she was my English lit teacher. In every class we had to write a paper…. and she would give it back to me red as I don’t know what. I had been used to that because I would hate to give my papers to my mother because my mother would do the same. So it was like I had my mother again in a class.”