George Melvin Richardson (1913-2015) was an African-American educator, school principal, WW II U.S. Army officer, and civic leader.
A dedicated community activist who chose to stay and work in the Green Valley neighborhood where he was born and grew up.
Kathryn Stone was one of a small minority of voices in Virginia that courageously fought against the state’s policy of “massive resistance” to school desegregation.
Leonard “Doc” Muse (1923-2017), was an African-American pharmacist and social activist, and the owner of Green Valley Pharmacy.
“Tireless proponent for fair and affordable housing in Arlington County.”
In 1965, Portia Haskins filed suit against the Virginia Board of Elections and the Arlington County general registrar to fight for the right to vote.
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