Dr. Carey Latimore, an esteemed voice on Black history and the African American experience, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, shocking the San Antonio community. KSAT anchor Steve Spriester, who became good friends and interviewed him multiple times, reported the news of Latimore’s death. He was 46.
Latimore was a professor of history at Trinity University. Latimore said he grew up in rural Virginia raised by his parents Carey III and Ann Latimore. He moved to San Antonio in 2004 to take the teaching job and also became co-director of the African American Studies program. Latimore was also a past chair of the history department, according to a news release from Trinity University.