Williams: Builder of civil-rights museum moves on to next challenge

By Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times-Dispatch


As executive director of the Robert Russa Moton Museum, Ward took one of the most discordant chapters in Virginia history — a tale of turmoil, triumph and lingering trauma — and somehow managed to cultivate common ground.

It’s an approach he’ll carry to his new job as executive director of The International Civil Rights Center & Museum in Greensboro, N.C., starting May 19. Continue reading.