Virginia Currents

GPS Pioneer Dr. Gladys West, Adele McClure, The Crown Act

Season 30 Episode 4 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

GPS pioneer Dr. Gladys West and her fellow math-wiz husband, Ira West, share what it was like to have high-level careers during a time when integration was just beginning. Adele McClure explains how she beat homelessness to lead the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus. Learn how Virginia’s Crown Act protects people with natural hair styles and texture from discrimination.

Aired: 11/05/20

Rating: TV-G

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Virginia Currents is a local public television program presented by VPM.