Can K-12 classrooms be used to expand understandings of the African Diaspora and to combat anti-Blackness through lesson plans and curricula that center AfroLatines?
Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patti Miller and Joanne Hyppolite of the National Museum of African American History and Culture discuss the remarkable life of culinary entrepreneur and activist Thomas Downing in …
You are invited to attend this collective gathering of individuals and organizations throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia with a common interest in sharing, exploring and exchanging ideas for genealogical and …
1872 Forward: Foreword follows the memorialization of history and “special places” once used by the enslaved African people who lived on the grounds now known as Virginia Tech.
Supported in part by Virginia Humanities, The People’s Recorder is a podcast on the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) and its lasting impact on American history, arts, and culture.
Is it appropriate to study fiction and poetry during times of crisis?
Black Latiné people around the world practice a myriad of faith traditions. This short-form documentary explores dynamic identities of these Afro-Latiné people and their journey for a home, a faith in Blackness.
Jalane Schmidt recently brought a group of Virginia teachers to see Charlottesville’s tiny monument to its enslaved residents. One teacher had a startling personal revelation at that site.
Virginia Humanities Public Humanities Fellow and author Linda Janet Holmes delivers an inspiring talk on her latest book, Safe in a Midwife’s Hands. As a writer, independent scholar, and long-time …
The Richmond Free Press, an African-American weekly newspaper, was established in 1992, but if it seems much older it may be because its late founder, Raymond H. Boone, was at the center of covering the struggle for civil rights for half a century.
How Black Virginians used the camera to define themselves at the turn of the 20th Century.
Join us for “Beyond Black Radicalism,” a free talk by Janira Teague, historian and member of our 2022–23 Virginia HBCU Scholars Fellowship cohort.