American Inheritance

Ticketed Event

In “American Inheritance: Liberty and Slavery in the Birth of a Nation, 1765-1795,” Edward J. Larson grapples with the legacy of enslavement in America.

March 26, 2023 | 2PM – 3PM

Furious Flower Poetry Hour

Join past and present members of JMU’s Furious Flower Poetry Center for poetry readings and discussion.

March 24, 2023 | 4PM – 5PM

Food and Blackness

Ticketed Event

Cultural critic Clarkisha Kent and scholar Psyche A. Williams-Forson meet to discuss how racism operates in the practice and culture of eating.

March 24, 2023 | 11AM – 12:30PM

The First Civil Rights

Join the Library of Virginia and Virginia Humanities to celebrate Black History Month and the completion of a signature project to document the lives and achievements of Virginia’s first Black …

February 23, 2023 | 6PM – 7:30PM | Richmond

Slavery in Appalachia

Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery invites you to a panel discussion and opening reception for its newest exhibit, “Slavery in Appalachia.”

January 27, 2023 | 5:30PM | Radford

Times Too Hard

Join us and the Library of Virginia as Arlisha Norwood, Ph.D., a Virginia Humanities Fellow at the Library, discusses her research exploring the experiences of single African American women in …

January 19, 2023 | 12PM | Online

Growing Kale, Shifting Power and Building Food Sovereignty

Meet Detroit-based activist and educator Malik Yakini, who will share lessons learned in leading the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network.

February 21, 2023 | 6PM – 7PM | Richmond

What is Justice? Where is Mercy?

Join the Springhouse Community School at the June Bug Center for a student performance of original scenes inspired by Bryan Stevenson’s memoir Just Mercy.

February 25, 2023 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Floyd

Unmarked Film Screening and Discussion

Join the Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg for a free public screening of the short documentary Unmarked.

February 18, 2023 | 4:30PM – 6:30PM | Lynchburg