Robert Russa Moton High School

Title

Robert Russa Moton High School

Description

African-American students staged a walk-out of Moton High School in Farmville, VA protesting its overcrowded and inferior conditions. The students sued the school district and the case eventually joined four others in the Brown v. Board of Education case.

Source

Virginia Historical Society

Date

1951

Coverage

1950s

Original Format

photo

Description

African-American students staged a walk-out of Moton High School in Farmville, VA protesting its overcrowded and inferior conditions. The students sued the school district and the case eventually joined four others in the Brown v. Board of Education case.

Date

1951

Coverage

1950s

Source

Virginia Historical Society