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From Schoolgirl to Heroine

From Schoolgirl to Heroine

On April 23, 1951, 16-year-old Barbara Johns stood in front of her classmates at the overcrowded, underheated, all-Black Robert Russa Moton High School in Farmville, Va., and led the most consequential student walkout of the civil rights era.

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In the September 2021 Cooperative Living story, “47 Minutes,” Sherry Herzing’s husband of 43 years died of a heart attack after precious minutes were lost when a 911 caller was unable to reach the correct county and state 911 center. Herzing turned grief into grit and formed the LKG 911 Community Task Force.

The School on the Hill, Revisited

The School on the Hill, Revisited

The assembly hall at the Campbell County Training Center Complex in Rustburg, Va., has a stunning new life, thanks to donors, supporters and volunteers.