“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 Development Council, the new executive director for the museum.

She had served as the interim director for the past year and a half after former executive director Tasha Chambers stepped down in 2017, a few months after the museum opened its new 12,000-square-foot location at the Leigh Street Armory in Jackson Ward …”


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