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.
Join Ima Hicks, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature at Virginia Union University, for “Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie,” a talk highlighting the research she conducted on the novel as a Virginia Humanities HBCU Scholars Fellow.
In this discussion, Dr. Derrick Lanois—one of our 2022–23 HBCU Scholars Fellows—will shed light on the men and women who changed the U.S.
Join Stratford Hall for a pay-as-you-wish program highlighting the history of some of the enslaved communities at Stratford Hall. Historical interpreters Willie and Hope Wright, Harold Caldwell of Colonial Williamsburg, …
This celebration will feature the exhibit “Ancestry 100: Churches,” which tells the stories of the African American churches in Powhatan from the 1800s to today.
The Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project presents its “Roots Run Deep” tour launch event, taking place at several locations across the Valley.
Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold, looks at the fugitive slaves from the Underground Railroad and shares what they left behind – family, clothes, name, even life.
Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares stories and songs that remind us that we should be a people lighting the way to a refuge of freedom.
Through story and song, Master Storyteller Sheila Arnold shares about local waterways that were part of the Underground Railroad.
The Underground Railroad of the 1800s did not just help free adults. Many a child came with, and without, parents, often through the same perils and sometimes in “plain sight.”