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Oral History Project Finding ‘Unique Vantage Point’ of Civil Rights Era Teachers

Johnnie M. Fullerwinder, the first African-American teacher at George Washington High School in Danville

Teachers in the Movement, is a civil rights oral history research project aimed at videotaping first-person accounts of educators who found themselves at the forefront of social activism taking place in schools, classrooms and communities during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.

More Than the Score: McInnis Shares History of the Early University

View of the University of Virginia

Before the Cavalier football team kicked off its season against the University of California, Los Angeles on Saturday, the University of Virginia’s Lifetime Learning Program kicked off the annual “More Than the Score” lecture series with U.Va. Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Maurie McInnis. The annual game-day series engages alumni and parents with lectures and discussion based on faculty and alumni research.

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