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Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot with Evette Dionne & Martha S. Jones

Evette Dionne, editor-in-chief of Bitch Media and author of Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box, discusses her Coretta Scott King Author Honor book with Martha …

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April 29, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Historical Fiction: Rachel Beanland, Brian Castleberry & Lauren Francis-Sharma

Novelists Rachel Beanland (Florence Adler Swims Forever), Brian Castleberry (Nine Shiny Objects), and Lauren Francis-Sharma (Book of the Little Axe) discuss their sweeping works of historical fiction, ranging from 18th-century Trinidad to 20th-century America, and grappling with colonialism, family secrets, racism, and questions of belief.

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March 18, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Rosenwald Schools in Virginia: Updates and Preservation Tools Webinar

Join Preservation Virginia, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, the AMMD Pine Grove School Community, the Campbell County Training School Complex, the Julius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools National Historic Park …

February 18, 2021 | 10AM – 11:15AM
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Looking Back

From a waterfall tumbling down Toole’s Creek to a misty morning on an early Abingdon Main Street to the dormered cottage that was the original Johnston Memorial Hospital, Looking Back: …

December 3, 2020 – March 8, 2021 | Abingdon, VA
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