The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 4


The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 4


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


"Peace Speakers Request an End To Every War" - Debbie Mariner - Members of THE VOICE attend a Peace Seminar sponsored by the Richmond Council for Peace Education. / "Gene Lee Will Attend Prep School" - Donzella White - Gene Lee, a freshman at Robert R. Moton, is selected for Project A Better Chance (ABC). / "66 Class Makes Plans for Future" - Eunice Dove - The 33 seniors' plans for life after graduation from Robert R. Moton. "Know Your Candidates: Lewis Curling" - Varian Jackson - A look at Lewis Curling who is running for congressman from the Fourth Congressional District. / "Know Your Candidates: Watkins M. Abbitt" - Donzella White - A look at Watkins M. Abbitt who is seeking re-election for congressman from the Fourth Congressional District. / "Know Your Candidates: Harry F. Byrd, Jr." - Robert Booker - A look at Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. who was appointed after his father retired. / "Human Relations Council Elects Six New Officers" - Debbie Mariner - Mrs. Reginald O. White has been elected president of the Prince Edward Council on Human Relations. / "Summer Session" - Varian Jackson and Harold White - THE VOICE interviews superintendent Bryant Harper about the summer school session and what will be offered. / "Integrated Gathering of 4-H'ers Started in Farmville, Virginia" - Harold White - Mecklenburg competed in an integrated 4-H competition for the first time at Longwood College. / "Seminar Introduces Urban Complications" - Harold White - Harold White spent a week in Chicago studying the problems with city life as part of a seminar held by the American Friends Service Committee. / "Students And The Draft" - Patricia Gordon (reprinted from the April, 1966 issue of LIBERATION)- A column by a high school student in New York questioning the draft and the Vietnam war. / "Loyal Member Busy Supporter of County NAACP Organization" - Author Unknown - A profile of Mrs. D. A. Jones who is the chairman of the NAACP Freedom Fund drive. / "Local Prof. Will Teach at Norfolk State Next Year" - Donzella White and Philip Stockman - Dr. Marvin Shlegel, who was president of the Prince Edward Council on Human Relations, will leave Longwood College to teach at the Norfolk Division of Virginia State College. / "Editorial: What About the Average Student?" - Author Unknown - A column questioning whether the Robert R. Moton school is preparing students who are not going to college for the work world.


Various Contributors
O. Jerome Jackson, editor


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