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Together We Rise

Juneteenth is a federal holiday that commemorates the end of legal slavery in the United States. It has its origins on June 19, 1865, the day the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas, …

June 18, 2022 | 11AM – 9PM | Berryville
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A Celebration of Lee Smith

On May 14, join the Buchanan County Public Library to celebrate the dedication of a sign honoring the New York Times Bestselling author Lee Smith. The dedication will begin at …

May 14, 2022 | 12PM | Grundy
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Still Standing: Brownsburg’s Slave Houses

The Historic Lexington Foundation (HLF) and the Brownsburg Museum are pleased to present a tour of five historic, former slave houses in the Brownsburg community. The tour is FREE and …

May 7, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | The Brownsburg Museum, Brownsburg, Virginia
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OTU: The Healing Quilt

A Multimedia Storytelling Event A Norfolk youth development organization, Teens With a Purpose, dedicated to empowering young people through creativity, reflection, and action will be hosting a storytelling, poetry, and …

March 11, 2022 | 3PM – 5PM | Norfolk, Virginia
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Reconstructed

Join the Fluvanna NAACP Branch on the last Saturday in February for a virtual discussion about the upcoming film Reconstructed:The Rebuilding of African American Communities Through Faith and Education. During …

February 26, 2022 | 7PM | Virtual
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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mary Awkard Fairfax

Join us for the unveiling of a new exhibit honoring the life, work, and legacy of beloved Lucy F. Simms and Waterman Elementary school teacher and community leader Mary Awkard …

February 17, 2022 | 4PM – 5:30PM | Virtual
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South Hampton Roads In[HEIR]itance Project

The In[HEIR]itance Project is a national arts organization that helps unconnected neighbors navigate challenging civic conversations through collaborative theatre projects. Their work brings people together to listen, learn, and collaborate …

February 21, 2022 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Virginia Beach
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commUNITY: Making Equity Visible in the Health Care of African-Americans

This free, virtual conversation will focus on making equity visible in the health care of African-Americans. Participants will gain insight on the impact, marginalization, and lack of cultural sensitivity to …

February 23, 2022 | 12PM – 1:30PM | Virtual
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Reflection on a Legacy

You are invited to register for a free, virtual, experience, hosted by the Black History Initiative (BHI) on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. BHI is a diverse …

February 12, 2022 | 9AM – 11AM | Virtual