Virginia Changemakers
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  • Tags: Community Leadership and Philanthropy

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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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Hall of Fame basketball player Alonzo Mourning Jr. is a champion of charitable causes and persevered against kidney disease.
Chesapeake

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A success in the classroom and on the gridiron, Super Bowl champion Michael Robinson encourages students to strive academically and participate in community service.
Richmond

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As a teenager, Edwilda Allen Isaac helped lead a walkout of students from R. R. Moton High School that contributed to ending school segregation in the United States.
Farmville

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Marcellus Spencer “Boo” Williams, Jr., created a nationally known summer youth basketball program and led the way in developing a state-of-the-art community sports facility in Hampton.
Hampton

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James Heyward Blackwell advanced the cause of African American public education in Richmond for more than forty years.
Richmond

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Born into slavery, Lott Cary purchased his own freedom and became an early leader in the new West African colony of Liberia.
Charles City County

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After a decorated career as a military and commercial pilot, William E. Bailey continues to work for increased diversity in the aviation profession and to expand educational opportunities for African Americans.
Accomack County

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For more than 60 years, pharmacist Leonard Muse has been a community leader in the historically African-American neighborhood of Nauck in Arlington County.
Arlington County
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