Virginia African-American Genealogy Summit

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 …

September 30, 2023 | 9:30AM – 3:30AM | Richmond & Virtual

1872 Forward: Foreword Screening

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.

September 30, 2023 | 6:45PM | Richmond

Faith in Blackness: An Exploration of Afro-Latiné Spirituality

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.

July 1, 2023 | 11AM – 12:30PM | Washington, DC

Beyond Black Radicalism: How America’s Great Migration to New York City Shaped Electoral Politics

Join us for “Beyond Black Radicalism,” a free talk by Janira Teague, historian and member of our 2022–23 Virginia HBCU Scholars Fellowship cohort.

June 13, 2023 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond

Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie

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.

June 15, 2023 | 1PM – 2:30PM | Richmond

A Silent and Dignified Army

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.

June 24, 2023 | 6PM – 8PM | Richmond