The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 1


The Voice of Prince Edward County, Vol. 2, No. 1


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


"Speakers Appraise War in Vietnam" - Robert Booker - Members of THE VOICE met with members of the Richmond Council for Peace Education and others who are against U.S. policy in Vietnam. / "CAP Official Reveals Plans for Massive Educational Program" - O. Jerome Jackson - A grant was awarded to the Prince Edward Community Action Group Inc. to continue work on a remedial reading project in the public schools as well as a night school for adults. / "Office Provides Aid to Farmers" - Mary Brown - Information about the Farmers Home Administration and loan opportunities is detailed. / "Adult Reading Classes Operate in Country" - Mrs. Virginia Dove - Details on the adult reading classes that were opened November 15, 1965. / "A Look at Life at Branch No. 2" - Wayne Johnson - A fifth grade student describes life at Mary E. Branch School No. 2. / "Two County Students Get 'A Better Chance' " - Donzella White - Two students from Prince Edward had the chance to attend prep school in Portsmouth, Massachusetts through Project ABC (A Better Chance). / "Why is There No Brotherly Love?" (Poem) - Lawrence Redd - A poem questioning why the war in Viet Nam is necessary. / "I Speak" (Poem) - Jesse Bolden - A poem analyzing love / "Editorial: It's About Time" - Author Unknown - A plea for the public school system to apply for federal funding. / "Editorial: Needed-Cultural Programs" - Author Unknown - A plea for more cultural programs at the public school. / "Editorial: Julian Bond and the Georgia State Legislature" - Author Unknown - Discussion of Julian Bond, a representative from Georgia, being voted unfit to hold his House seat because of his stance on Vietnam.


Various Contributors
Larry Hines, editor


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