Farmville, Virginia guide: The Moton Museum and a Forgotten Teenage Civil Rights Hero

More than a half-century after leading a student protest, Barbara Johns was included in Virginia

  We all know the civil rights giants. Martin, Rosa, and Malcolm don’t even require a last name. But here’s one you’ve probably never heard of: Barbara Johns. The 15 year-old Virginia high school student launched a protest that ultimately reached the U.S. Supreme Court. For five years, the public schools in Prince Edward County, […]