Virginia Changemakers
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Ora Brown Stokes was a lifelong advocate for the rights of African American women.

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Labor economist Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon began her career as an organizer for woman suffrage.
Clarke County

Josephine Norcom advocated educational opportunities and equal rights for African American women and men.

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Sophie G. Meredith was an advocate for equal suffrage and women's rights.

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Elizabeth Lewis founded the Equal Suffrage League of Lynchburg.

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Civic leader Fannie B. King encouraged educational and public health reforms in addition to advocating woman suffrage.

As an activist, leader, scholar, writer, and educator, Sharifa Alkhateeb worked tirelessly to strengthen communities and bridge Islamic and American cultures.
Fairfax County

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As a programs supervisor for the Virginia High School League, Claudia L. Dodson was dedicated to developing opportunities for girls' athletics across the state.

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As a teacher, India Hamilton continuously pushed for the expansion, implementation, and improvement of educational opportunities for African American students.
King William County


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