Transportation Issues in Prince Edward County: The April 23, 1951, Moton School Strike

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Joseph Burns , Longwood University
The transportation infrastructure in Prince Edward County, Virginia, led to the April 23, 1951, student strike at the Moton School. Significant on multiple levels, discrepancies between the quality of transportation provided to White and Black students in Prince Edward ultimately contributed to the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.