Golden Nuggets is a collection of stories of the old South, stories of African American communities of the old South, and stories of successful African American youth of the old South. Golden Nuggets talks about four prominent preachers and their positive impact on the development of African Americans in the old South (Dr. Benjamin E. Mays, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. William Samuel Mims, and Rev. James Foster Marshall). Golden Nuggets discusses African Americans as patriots. Golden Nuggets discusses some folkways and mores of the old South that affected African Americans. School integration in the old South: was it integration or assimilation? Golden Nuggets gives a review of the Warren Court on integration and “so it is ordered.” Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and his role in changing the old South. The 9/11 New York experience. “Lifting the Veil of Ignorance” in a predominantly black Southern county. What was the New Farmers of America (NFA) organization in South Carolina? What was its impact on African American males of the old South? What was the New Homemakers of America (NHA) organization in South Carolina? What was its impact on African American females of the old South? The play habits of black and white youth in the old South. The “love story” of a Southern rural town. Today’s society doesn’t know “real poverty.” Poems of hope. Lessons learned in the old South for the rearing of children, which may have value today. This is a contemporary work that talks of the old and suggests how some old experiences might help in today’s society.