A year after his death, a trailblazing attorney in Norfolk is still making his mark on this world. Here at Arts for Learning, we’re tremendously grateful to receive funds during #BlackHistoryMonth from the estate of William T. Mason, Jr., who passed away in February 2023 at the age of 96. “We’re touched and inspired by […]
Roberta Lea is an award-winning singer/songwriter who has been featured in media that include NPR, The Boot, Virginian Pilot, and Nashville Scene, receiving praise for her ability to “score hits with her catchy, textured, and beautifully sung originals.” She is a member of the Black Opry, which was recently inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and she is an inductee into CMT’s Next Women of Country Class of 2023. A former teacher, Roberta continues educational work with Zeiders American Dream Theater and Arts for Learning.
"The staff and students who are a part of our We Leap program were very impressed by Ms. Roberta Lea. The students and staff enjoyed her and the information that she shared."
~ Charlotte Bordino, Assistant Principal, Discovery STEM Academy in Newport News