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Special Meeting on Cultural Justice in Virginia

Virginia legislators and state government and cultural agency leaders held a Special Meeting on Cultural Justice in Virginia on Monday, December 6, 2021, from 6:00-8:00pm ET. Officials heard from descendants of …

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A New Virginia HBCU Humanities Fellowship Opportunity

This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated with Virginia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in service of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) heritage, stories, and communities. The fellowships are made possible by a major grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation built on their long record of support for HBCUs.

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2021 Afrikana Independent Film Festival

Virginia Humanities is excited to co-sponsor the annual Afrikana Independent Film Festival, September 16-19! The 2021 hybrid virtual/limited in-person experience celebrates, elevates, and further validates Black stories, Black voices, and Black …

September 16–19, 2021 | Richmond & Online
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Public Memory and Oral History

Join historian Annette Gordon-Reed (author of On Juneteenth and the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hemingses of Monticello) as she leads a panel discussion about the importance of oral histories in understanding how individuals and …

August 13, 2021 | 12PM | Virtual
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Neighborhood Celebration & Open House Tours

Our new neighbor, Dairy Market, is hosting a full week of grand opening events June 14-19. On Saturday, June 19, we’ll be joining them, along with 101.3 Jamz, the 10th & …

June 19, 2021 | 12PM – 6PM | Charlottesville, VA
Final Report of the Virginia Commission on African American History Education in the Commonwealth - August 2020News

Teaching African American History in Virginia

This webinar presents Commission Chair, Dr. Cassandra Newby Alexander and Co-chairs; Dr. Rosa Atkins and Dr. Derrick P. Alridge of Governor Northam’s  Virginia Commission on African American History Education in …

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