Exploring: African American Heritage

From Africa to Appalachia

Cheick Hamala Diabate

Folklife Program

Join us Tonight! – From Africa to Appalachia will take the n’goni and the banjo full circle, bringing together Grammy-nominated Master Malian Griot Cheick Hamala Diabate with Sammy Shelor and Danny Knicely.

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Historic Preservation Redefined


African American Programs

Join Mrs. Elvatrice Belsches, Mr. Marcus James, Dr. Maureen Elgersman Lee, and Ms. Talesia Johnson for a local history presentation and discussion on community history preservation in Richmond, VA.

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