Encourages students to visit and learn from Farmville
The following excerpt, written by Virginia Board of Education president Christian Braunlich, appeared in the June 15, 2014 edition of The Daily Progress.
Today, the accomplishments of [the 1951 Moton student strikers] is commemorated at Moton High School, which is now the Robert Russa Moton Museum in Farmville. Virginia teachers, and parents who wish to offer a lesson for their children could do nothing better than to pay a visit.
For many, the history of those days has been forgotten … or never learned. Yet, they offer so many lessons for us… Click here to read full op-ed.