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The Ledger and the Chain with Joshua Rothman

Join our Encyclopedia Virginia on June 29 as we present a conversation with Joshua Rothman, author of The Ledger and the Chain: How the Domestic Slave Trade Shaped America, and …

June 29, 2021 | 12PM | Zoom

Big Indian Music Camp

Fiddlin Earl White might be known best for his time with the Green Grass Cloggers, a dance group formed at Eastern Carolina University after Dudley Culp learned some moves from …

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June 23–27, 2021 | Big Indian Farm

Juneteenth Family History Fair

Can family and community history really help heal a nation? Virginia Humanities grantee Richmond Hill thinks so. Learning about how the past impacts the present brings us closer to understanding …

June 18–20, 2021 | Richmond, VA

B(l)ack on a Plantation

On Thursday, June 17, join the Menokin Foundation for “B(l)ack on a Plantation,” a Research & Relevance webinar focused on the Black person’s experience of plantation sites. Research & Relevance …

June 17, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Online

Partners in Philanthropy

Join us for a series of webinars intended to expose and educate the public to the significance of partnerships between the Rosenwald and Jeanes Funds, Dr. Booker T. Washington and …

June 17 – December 16, 2021 | 6:30PM – 6:30PM

Until Freedom Comes

Newport News Public Library is celebrating Juneteenth with the unveiling of a special exhibit and program.

June 19, 2021 | 11AM – 2PM | 110 Main Street Newport News, VA 23601

Making Reconstruction Count

Presented by Virginia Africana Associates in partnership with Virginia Humanities. About the Talk The era of Reconstruction is hard to teach, in part because it’s complicated and in part because …

June 18, 2021 | 11AM | Online

Furious Flower: Legacy Seminar for Educators

The biennial seminar celebrates living Black writers whose careers have been marked by creative distinction and critical acclaim. Intended to engage scholars, poets, and college/high school educators, but open to the …

June 21–25, 2021 | Online