Half a century after many Virginia public schools closed rather than accept black students, the state is offering college scholarships to those whose education suffered during that era.
Warren County Middle School in Front Royal, Va. The school was called Warren County High School when June Jeffrey attended it. She is a recipient of the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program due to the closing of her school during "massive resistance," when several counties in Virginia closed their schools and did not heed a federal mandate to desegregate. Matt McClain/For The Washington Post Buy Photo