Virginia Changemakers
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Hall-of-Fame basketball player Robert Dandridge uses his talents and experience to mentor youth in basketball clinics and education programs.

Super Bowl champion Torrey Smith has used his academic and athletic success to establish community programs that inspire and assist youth in achieving their educational goals.
Westmoreland 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.

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

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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.

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News anchor Stephanie Rochon raised breast cancer awareness through her award-winning “Buddy Check 6” news segments.

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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.

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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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As editor of the Richmond Planet, John Mitchell Jr., fought against racism and for African American advancement in politics, business, and education.
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