Virginia Changemakers
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Marguerite B. Young has dedicated her life to education, community service, and accessible health care.
Fredericksburg

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As a judge in Richmond’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Angela Edwards Roberts has been a forceful advocate for vulnerable youth and families within the criminal justice system.
Richmond

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Educator, activist, and basketball pioneer Edwin B. Henderson dedicated his life to serving the African-American community through sports in education and fighting racial discrimination.
Fairfax County

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A schoolteacher and military veteran, Calvin C. Green filed a lawsuit in 1965 to compel New Kent County to desegregate its public schools.
New Kent County

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The first African American to earn a nursing degree from the University of Virginia, Mavis Claytor–Ford focused on geriatric care during her 30-year career at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Salem

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Nationally recognized physicist Warren Wesley Buck III helped create Hampton University’s doctoral program in physics and works to attract a diverse student population to the field.
Hampton

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Dana Olden Baldwin was a community physician whose entrepreneurial spirit created a thriving African-American business district in Martinsville.
Martinsville

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A prosperous woman during the earliest years of the Virginia colony, Temperance Flowerdew Yeardley took steps to maintain control of her financial affairs after her husband's death.
Jamestown

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Mary A. Marshall advocated public education and equal rights as a member of the General Assembly for more than twenty years.
Arlington

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Acclaimed novelist and writer Barbara Kingsolver addresses issues of social justice, the environment, and human rights through her fiction and nonfiction.
Washington County
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