• A Civil Rights Road Trip Through the Heart of Virginia

    11 days ago - By Virginia

    Day One: Appomattox & Lynchburg
    In Appomattox, Virginia, visit the Carver Price Legacy Museum. The museum documents the history of Carver-Price High School, the high school for Black students during segregation. In 1959, Prince Edward County closed its entire school system rather than integrate students and the schools remained closed until 1964. During this time, Black students from Prince Edward County sought education in other counties, and enrollment at Carver-Price increased to an excess of 50 students per classroom. In 1964, eleven classrooms along with an auditorium and a new...
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