Virginia Civil Rights Memorial
Fighting for African American equal rights
Dedicated in July, 2008 by Stanley Bleifeld
Barbara Jones is shown here leading the walk- out of their segregated and unequal school building.
The future for all of African Americans is envisioned here. They have high wage and skilled jobs, and have equal opportunities.
2 business men are shown here in the future vision for equality.
Why is this important to history?
This memorial shows the struggle of the African Americans wanting to gain civil rights. One side shows them in the past with unequal rights, and the other side showed their vision for the future. This monument tell us about African Americans and civil rights in VA.