Virginia E. Walker Broughton was an African American author and Baptist missionary.
Broughton received her early education at a private school in her home state.
Not only was Broughton dedicated to making and impact in the classroom, she was also a devout Baptist was also a missionary.
Broughton remained teaching until 1887, when she resigned and accepted a position with the B.B.N.&I. (Bible Bands) Institute in Memphis.
In August 1902, at the Woman’s State Convention of Tennessee, she was elected to serve as the National Corresponding Secretary for the National Baptist Convention.