Emma Flood

Emma Flood is a lifetime citizen of Hampton Roads. She was born in Hampton, Virginia, and attended Hampton schools throughout her life. She attended segregated schools for the entirety of her education, and graduated from each just before the implementation of integration and busing policies. Flood received both her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Hampton Institute. She went on to a successful career teaching government classes at Kecoughtan and Phoebus High School. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and is a lifetime member of her local NAACP.

-Interview and biographical information recorded in 2021.