Reviving History: The Rosenwald Schools’ Legacy of Education, Equality in the Segregated South


African American history is still being written as grassroots efforts seek to revitalize old schoolhouses known as Rosenwald Schools, which brought education to African American children across the segregated South.

In the heart of Cumberland County, Virginia, stands a beacon of historical significance against the shadows of a segregated past: Pine Grove Elementary. Constructed in 1917, this institution is one of the over 5,000 Rosenwald-Tuskegee Schools, a monumental partnership that transformed the landscape of education for African American children across the South.

“You’re standing in the midst of history,” said former Pine Grove Elementary student, Muriel Miller-Branch.

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