The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 7


The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 7


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


"New Industry Operates in Farmville" - Vivian Scott and Harold White - Stackpole Component Company, who came to Prince Edward in early 1966 and located its pilot plant, which employs 140 people, on Highway 460 has started work on a new plant. / "Virso Voters League" - Edward Morton and Carl Ross - The Virso Voters League, started in Spetember of 1966, is on a mission to register more voters and get them to the polls. / "Dramatic Club Journeyed to Luther Foster School" - Leroy Ross - The Robert R. Moton Drama Club attends a drama clinic at Luther H. Foster High School. / "Moton Student Publishes Poem" - Phillip Stockman - Robert Booker had three of his poems published in A BURST OF TRIUMPHS. / "Is the Job Corps for You?" - Robert Booker and Gladys Lawson - The Job Corps, made possible by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, is explained. / "Attention Voice Readers!!" - Author Unknown - THE VOICE sponsors a gospel hour at Race Street Baptist Church to raise funds. / "Reviewing the Centennial Celebration of First Baptist" - Chuck Reid - First Baptist Church celebrates its hundred year anniversary and seventeen years of Rev. L. Francis Griffin as minister. / "County Needs Being Studied by PECAG" - Cocheyse Griffin and Debra White - Prince Edward Community Action Group, Inc. is sponsoring seven community aides to study the needs of people in the county. / "Foster Defeats Moton" - Legrant Scott and Edward Morton - Moton is defeated by Foster at the Homecoming game. / "Famous Negroes" - Varian Jackson - The first in a series of columns exploring famous Black pioneers of America. / "Editorial: The End of the Line" - Author Unknown - A plea for the Board of Supervisors to give attention to the public schools. / "Guest Editorial: The Truth Shall Make You Free" - L. Francis Griffin - A piece condemning The Farmville Herald for its biases while exploring the facts behind the Supreme Court ruling of 1954, Brown vs. Board.


Various Contributors
Phaeby Dupey, editor
Donzella White, editor


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Farmville, VA (Prince Edward County)


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Various Contributors, Phaeby Dupey, editor, and Donzella White, editor, “The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 7,” Hampden-Sydney College Digital Repository, accessed May 25, 2024,