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So His Voice Will Never be Forgotten: Stonewall M. Richburg

We invited Mr. Stonewall Richburg, the beloved principal of Booker T. Washington High School from 1965—1972, to visit and discuss the struggle for civil rights and the desegregation of schools in Columbia. Mr. Richburg was interviewed by Dr. Valinda Littlefield, Director of the African American Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, and the program was introduced by Dean Les Sternberg of the College of Education.

Similar to a So Their Voices Will Never be Forgotten session staged in 2008 when the Museum invited Fannie Phelps Adams to visit, for our Spring Semester 2011 event we invited Mr. Stonewall Richburg, the beloved principal of Booker T. Washington High School from 1965 -- 1972, to visit and discuss the struggle for civil rights and the desegregation of schools in Columbia. Mr. Richburg was interviewed by Dr. Valinda Littlefield, Director of the African American Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, and the program was introduced by Dean Les Sternberg of the College of Education.