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Stamped from the Beginning

Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds for a talk and Q&A session about the book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, part of VBPL’s grant-funded community read program, …

February 18, 2022 | 6PM – 7PM | Virginia Beach, VA
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OTU: The Healing Quilt

The Tidewater African Cultural Alliance and Teens With a Purpose have been hard at work, and are excited to bring you OTU: the Healing Quilt on Sunday, January 23 at …

January 23, 2022 | 7PM | Online
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The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1812-1815

The Museum of Culpeper History will offer a free webinar on a little known and surprising chapter of history of slavery in Virginia on Thursday, January 20, at 5:00 PM. …

January 20, 2022 | 5PM | Online
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Beneath the Surface

Join this free art-based workshop for community members exploring the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. Ages fourteen and up are welcome. Minors will need signed parental/guardian …

January 16, 2022 | 11AM – 4PM | Portsmouth
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HBCU Fellowship Info Session #1

This free online information session for anyone considering applying for our new HBCU Fellowship was held Monday December 20, 2021. This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated …

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HBCU Fellowship Info Session #2

Join us for a free online information session for anyone considering applying for our new HBCU Fellowship. This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated with Virginia’s Historically …

January 4, 2022 | 3PM – 4PM | Zoom
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Exodus: Coastal Virginia

The In[HEIR]itance Project is a national arts organization that helps unconnected neighbors navigate challenging civic conversations through collaborative theatre projects. Using the unique history of Coastal Virginia and the inherited …

December 7–9, 2021 | Virginia Beach & Norfolk
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Special Meeting on Cultural Justice in Virginia

Virginia legislators and state government and cultural agency leaders held a Special Meeting on Cultural Justice in Virginia on Monday, December 6, 2021, from 6:00-8:00pm ET. Officials heard from descendants of …

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“Whatever is un-Virginian is Wrong!”: Richmond Confederate Artists and the Origins of the Lost Cause

Despite the Union Army’s victory over the South, allegiance and loyalty to the Confederate “Lost Cause” lived on for decades.This lasting mythology of the Confederacy challenges the old adage that, …

December 7, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Online