Recently I reported that the Carolina Chocolate Drops had received a National Endowment of the Arts grant. The article that I read (www.sacksco.com/roster/ccd/ccd_rls.html) stated clearly that it was their mentor Joe Thompson who received an NEA Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in folk and traditional arts. Possibly my enthusiasm for the Drops influenced my comprehension of the article.
I apologize for my sloppy reading and subsequent reporting. A reader of my article at this site pointed out the error. I am grateful that for that person’s correction.