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Call and Response

by Greg Willett In a small Catholic church in Pleven, Bulgaria, the congregation sat in silence. The Reverend Almeta Ingram-Miller and her gospel group, The Legendary Ingramettes, were told it …

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Preserving African American Historic Places Mini-Conference

Join us at the Alexandria History Museum at the Lyceum for a one-day conference to provide networking opportunities and tools to help build capacity and strengthen organizations preserving African American historic sites …

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Canceled: Separate But Unequal

This event has been canceled. We are looking into options for rescheduling it in the future. Separate But Unequal will feature a live panel discussion and Q&A with the following …

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Unearthing Buried Stories

Join the Koinonia School of Race & Justice at Richmond Hill for a special Black History Month program focused on the enslaved community at Richmond Hill and African American burial …

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AfroVirginia

This exhibition profiles several leaders behind Virginia’s African American historic preservation movement using photos, audio recordings, and Google Maps. It features the work of Virginia Humanities staff members Miranda Bennett …

Interior of the recreated Sally Hemings cabinEvent

Closed: Paradox of Liberty

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center is closed until March 30, 2020. The Paradox of Liberty: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello, gives voice to the many enslaved families who built …