Virginia Changemakers
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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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Throughout his career as a Baptist minister, Reverend Andrew J. White Sr. has championed education, health care, and community service.
Petersburg

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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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Harlem Renaissance poet Anne B. Spencer was also an advocate for the civil rights of African Americans.
Lynchburg

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As a longtime community leader in Richmond, Benjamin Lambert practiced optometry in Jackson Ward and served in the Virginia General Assembly.
Richmond

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An astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Beth A. Brown worked to inspire women and minorities to pursue careers in science.
Roanoke

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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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Charles Spurgeon Johnson battled racism early in the twentieth century as a preeminent sociologist, author, educator, and college president.
Bristol
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