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Strong Men & Women in Virginia History 2021

Evelyn Reid Syphax

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Evelyn Reid Syphax served the needs of her community as an educator, businesswoman, and local historian.

L. Louise Lucas

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As a community activist, entrepreneur, and state senator, L. Louise Lucas has been a tireless advocate for residents of southeastern Virginia.

Lerla G. Joseph

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A dedicated physician, businesswoman, and community health advocate, Dr. Lerla G. Joseph provides high-quality, value-based health care to underserved…

Stan Maclin


Through his work in the ministry and as a community activist, Rev. Stan Maclin embraced diversity and inclusion and empowered others to work for…

Krysta N. Jones

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Krysta Jones is passionate about encouraging and empowering others to make a difference in their communities, state, and nation.