Virginia Changemakers
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A native of Egypt, Aliaa Khidrteaches Arabic at the University of Virginia andco-founded a series of programs introducing Islam and Qur'an to the local community at alocal Islamic Center (Masjid).
Charlottesville

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By applying to the University of Virginia to pursue graduate studies, Alice Jackson challenged Virginia's laws of segregation.
Richmond

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Aline Black was a plaintiff in a case challenging the disparate pay of African American and white teachers in Norfolk.
Norfolk

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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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Amaza Lee Meredith broke through racial and gender barriers in architecture and artistic design.
Lynchburg and Petersburg

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As founder and artistic director of the Latin Ballet of Virginia, Ana Ines King shares Latin American dance and culture with students and audiences across Virginia.
Recipient of the VABPW Foundation Business Leadership Award
Richmond

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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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As chief of the Pamunkey Indians, Ann fought to preserve the rights of her people when they were threatened by English colonists.
King William County

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An award-winning journalist, Ann Compton broke new ground as the first woman White House correspondent for a national news organization.
Roanoke
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