VFH fellow Koritha Mitchell examines how plays about lynching provided communities with scripts that affirmed their self-conceptions, Friday, November 15 12:00 PM at VFH in Charlottesville.Continue Reading »
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Exploring: African American Heritage
November 8-9Nau Hall at the University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA This inaugural statewide conference will bring together faculty, students, administrators, staff and community members for dialogue on slavery, its aftermath and its persistent influence on the present at Virginia’s colleges and universities. With keynote speaker, Dr. Craig Wilder commencing the conference proceedings on Friday evening, […]Continue Reading »
African American Heritage Programs
Virginia Africana: The Network of Museum, History and Preservation Professionals will host its statewide meeting and annual conference, “Funding in the Black,” on Friday November 1, 2013 at the Lyceum Museum in Alexandria, VA.Continue Reading »
In this episode of BackStory, the American History Guys place Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech and the 1963 march on Washington, in a broader, and deeper historical perspective.Listen Now »