During the week of January 15th, the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities’ radio program, With Good Reason will feature the first of a two-part story exploring the story of the R.R. Moton Student Strike in April 1951, and its impact on Virginia’s history.
The program will air on thirteen public radio stations, reaching a diverse audience in Virginia, Washington, D.C., and portions of Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alaska. Click here for air times for each local station.
Click on the image to read the program notes, or on the link below read David Bearinger’s article from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fall 2010 newsletter.
The Moton Student Strike: 60 Years Later – David Bearinger, vfhViews Fall 2010
With Good Reason is produced by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities for the Virginia Higher Education Broadcasting Consortium and is broadcast on ten public radio stations in Virginia and Washington, DC. For more information on the program click here to visit VFH Radio online.
The Robert Russa Moton Museum is committed to the preservation and positive interpretation of the history of civil rights in education, specifically as it relates to Prince Edward County and the role its citizens played in America’s struggle to move from a segregated to an integrated society.