The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 2


The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 2


African American newspapers
Associations, institutions, etc.—African American membership
Race discrimination—United States
Prince Edward County (Va.)


"State Student Conference Held in Farmville Recently" - Larry Hines - A state student conference was held in Farmville to present high school and college students with problems facing Virginia. / "Sen. Howell Urges Youth to Work for New Virginia" - Author Unknown - Senator Howell, at a state student conference held in Farmville, tells the youth to get out and vote now that there is no poll tax. / "Boothe Sets New Leadership Goal for Virginians" - Author Unknown - Armistead Boothe, who is running for United State Senate, speaks at a meeting of the Young Democratic Clubs. / "High Court Outlaws Virginia Poll Tax" - Author Unknown - The Voting Rights Law, eliminating literacy tests, and the Supreme Court ruling that poll taxes are illegal open the door for all to register to vote. / "Many Negroes Are Casualties in Viet Nam" - Harold White - Figures from the defense department show that more Black armed forces have died in Vietnam than any other United States military personnel. / "A Look at the Recreation Centers" - Donzella White and Eunice Dove - Farmville and Rice youth groups organize weekly events and look for ways to better the community. / "Boyd Challenges People to See Dignity of Men" - O. Jerome Jackson - Malcolm Boyd, playwright and Episcopalian minister, speaks in Richmond. / "The Job of a Senator" - O. Jerome Jackson - As the primary for United States Senator looms, what a Senator does is discussed. / "Editorial: Longwood Growth Challenged" - Author Unknown - Longwood College releases plans to expand. The editor expresses frustration as the Black community will be displaced and Longwood seemingly does little for their community. / "Editorial: Moton Students Handicapped" - Author Unknown - The editor feels that Robert R. Moton students are ill-equipped for college.


Various Contributors
O. Jerome Jackson, editor


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