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.
Furious Flower Poetry Hour
Join past and present members of JMU’s Furious Flower Poetry Center for poetry readings and discussion.
Food and Blackness
Cultural critic Clarkisha Kent and scholar Psyche A. Williams-Forson meet to discuss how racism operates in the practice and culture of eating.
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 …
Gay men’s choruses have a rich history that stretches back to San Francisco in the 1970’s.
Slavery in Appalachia
Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery invites you to a panel discussion and opening reception for its newest exhibit, “Slavery in Appalachia.”
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 …
City temperatures transcend climate change and reach deep into some of our nation’s most troublesome history.
Unmarked Film Screening and Discussion
Join the Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg for a free public screening of the short documentary Unmarked.