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Witnessing the Dawn of Black Voting

The 15th Amendment became part of the US Constitution 150 years ago on February 3, 1870. In this special election-season Fellows talk, Virginia Humanities’ Fellow and National Endowment for the …

October 27, 2020 | 6PM | Zoom Webinar
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The Historical Silences of Africans in Early Virginia

This year, the Virginia Africana Associates annual conference will be presented as an online keynote lecture by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Norfolk State …

October 23, 2020 | 11AM | Online
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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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African American Foodways Cooking Demonstration

Stratford Hall’s 1738 kitchen will become center stage with historical interpreter and chef, Dontavius Williams. Cooking traditional African American dishes, Williams will share stories of plantation kitchen labor and the …

September 22, 2020 | 7PM | Online
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African American Foodways Cooking Demonstration

Stratford Hall’s 1738 kitchen will become center stage with historical interpreter and chef, Dontavius Williams. Cooking traditional African American dishes, Williams will share stories of plantation kitchen labor and the …

August 25, 2020 | 7PM | Online