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Former WAHS Student Discusses Racism at Event in Library

Sophie O'Donnell, Social Media Editor

February 9, 2019

Filed under News

Former Western student Lorenzo Dickerson spoke in January on the history of racism in Albemarle County and the Charlottesville area. Dickerson currently works for the Albemarle County School System. He discussed the struggles African-Americans faced to integrate and the decisions Albemarle County made to prevent integrati...

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