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Stamped from the Beginning

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

October 6–25, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA
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Undefeated StoryWalk

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

September 7–30, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA
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2021 Afrikana Independent Film Festival

Virginia Humanities is excited to co-sponsor the annual Afrikana Independent Film Festival, September 16-19! The 2021 hybrid virtual/limited in-person experience celebrates, elevates, and further validates Black stories, Black voices, and Black …

September 16–19, 2021 | Richmond & Online
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Racism and Housing Practices Virtual Panel Discussion

Communities in Power is hosting virtual panel discussion entitled Racism and Housing Practices. A nonprofit organization based in Hampton Roads, Communities in Power is dedicated to exposing the legacy of …

September 21, 2021 | 6PM | Virtual
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Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

November 10, 2021 | 6PM | Shawsville
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Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

October 6, 2021 | 6PM | Blacksburg
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Edgar A. Long Book Launch

Edgar A. Long served as principal for the Christiansburg Institute from 1906 to 1923. The Christiansburg Institute was the first Black secondary school in Southwest Virginia. Although its 100-year history …

September 29, 2021 | 6PM | Christiansburg
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Public Memory and Oral History

Join historian Annette Gordon-Reed (author of On Juneteenth and the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Hemingses of Monticello) as she leads a panel discussion about the importance of oral histories in understanding how individuals and …

August 13, 2021 | 12PM | Virtual