From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Brenda Wilson Stephens


Former Library Director of Orange County Public Library, 1993-2008. Former Regional Director of Hyconeechee Regional Library System. In 1991, she became the first African American female Public Library Director in North Carolina. She served four terms on the Orange County, NC Board of Education and was the longest serving female.

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“Brenda Wilson Stephens,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 24, 2024,

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