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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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Afrikana Independent Film Festival

We’re excited to co-sponsor the 5th Anniversary Afrikana Independent Film Festival, September 17-20! This year’s all-virtual Afrikana experience remains a space that celebrates, elevates, and further validates Black stories, Black …

September 17–20, 2020 | Online
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Court Square as a Public Space

This conversation about the meaning and importance of Charlottesville’s Court Square as a public space, features Elgin Cleckley, Assistant Professor of Architecture, Education, and Health at UVA; Justin Reid, Director …

July 20, 2020 | 6PM – 7PM | Online
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