Moton Community Banquet Keynote Speaker

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by staff


Hon. Cynthia E. Hudson, Chief Deputy Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia will to serve as keynote speaker for the Moton Community Banquet 2019.

Cynthia Hudson is currently Chief Deputy Attorney General of Virginia. Appointed to that post in January, 2014, Ms. Hudson is responsible for managing the daily legal operations of the Virginia Office of the Attorney General in its service as the Department of Law for the state of Virginia, and for ensuring the provision of quality and timely legal services for the Office of the Governor, all state executive branch departments, agencies, entities, and officials.

Ms. Hudson previously served eight years as city attorney for the City of Hampton, Virginia, where she guided the work of the city’s law office and risk management office in providing legal counsel, representation and claims management for the Hampton city council, the city administration, and related public entities. Prior to her appointment as city attorney, Hudson had been a deputy city attorney for Hampton with responsibility for civil litigation generally, and employment law matters in particular.

Ms. Hudson’s spent her early law career in private practice in the labor and employment law litigation section of McGuireWoods, LLP in Richmond, Virginia. She has served also as Director of Personnel Policy and Programs for the Virginia Department of Personnel and Training.

A native of Nottoway County, Virginia and a product of its public school system, Ms. Hudson received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and her law degree from the College of William and Mary, where has been an adjunct law faculty member teaching state and local government law.

Posted on January 26th, 2019 by staff

Ms. Sydney Trent MLK Week Keynote Speaker

Posted on January 14th, 2019 by staff

Ms. Sydney Trent,
MLK Celebration Week Keynote Speaker
“Seize It: Living the Legacy”
Tuesday January 22nd, 7:00pm
Jarman Auditorium (Longwood University Campus)
Longwood University is pleased to welcome Ms. Sydney Trent who will give a keynote address for the 2019 MLK Celebration Week. Ms. Sydney Trent serves as the Social Issues Editor at The Washington Post. Fortuitously for Longwood and Farmville, Ms. Trent is also the god-daughter of Barbara Johns and granddaughter of Vernon Johns. The Keynote will be held in Jarman Auditorium, starting at 7:00 p.m., and a reception will immediately follow in the rear lobby of the Chichester Science Center.

2018 Moton Museum Newsletter

Posted on December 13th, 2018 by staff











Dear friend,

We are grateful for your past and continuing support of the Moton Museum. Because of your support, our staff and volunteers have been able to engage with more than 12,000 individuals via our on-site and off-site programming during the 2018 calendar year. The story of civil rights in Prince Edward County and Virginia teaches people about the capacity of everyday, local people to use their constitutional rights to create lasting social change. Your support as we share the Moton Story is more important than ever.

Through our collaborative partnerships with local and regional partners, increased focus on providing educators with resources to teach the Moton Story, and our strengthened commitment to provide quality programming for audiences of all ages, we are truly making a difference.

Thank you for your continued support and friendship. We look forward to achieving even more during 2019. Please enjoy this newsletter that recaps some of our achievements in 2018.

With gratitude,

Cameron Patterson; Managing Director, Moton Museum
Drexel Harris; Chairman, Moton Board of Trustees
Dorothy Holcomb; Chairperson, Moton Council

2018 Moton Annual Newsletter

Winter Hours

Posted on December 12th, 2018 by staff