BHMVA Storyteller in Editor, Adele Johnson

“After living for 15 years in Brandermill, a planned community in Chesterfield County, Adele Johnson and her husband, Billy Cooper, were ready for a change. “He’s a city guy,” Johnson says of Cooper, a Richmond native. So, a year ago, the couple left their lake view behind and moved to one of Richmond’s newest semi-urban […]

Meet the New Executive Director, Adele Johnson

“Adele Johnson, the new executive director of the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia, says she’s wanted to work at the museum for 20 years, but the time was never right, until now. In January, the museum named Johnson, a veteran of the Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation and the Virginia Minority Supplier […]

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