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Brooding Over Bloody Revenge: Enslaved Women, ‘Wild Justice’ & Lethal Resistance to Slavery

Join the Frontier Culture Museum for the next installment of its 2023 Lecture Series.

July 25, 2023 | 6PM – 7PM | Staunton
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Beyond Slavery’s Shadow: Free People of Color in the South

Join the Frontier Culture Museum for the next installment of its 2023 Lecture Series.

March 21, 2023 | 6PM – 7PM | Staunton
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The Poetic Justice

John Charles Thomas’s memoir “The Poetic Justice” reflects his twin loves of the law and of poetry, keeping readers rooted to the urgent issues that rock our communities.

March 26, 2023 | 12PM – 1PM
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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
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Food and Blackness

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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
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Mid-Century Fiction Lunch

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From Jamila Minnicks, winner of the 2021 Penn/Bellwether Prize for Socially-Engaged Fiction, and Sadeqa Johnson, the Library of Virginia People’s Choice award-winning author, come two novels set in the 1950s.

March 25, 2023 | 12PM – 1:30PM
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National Book Foundation Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards

John Keene (“Punks: New & Selected Poems”) and Robert Samuels & Toluse Olorunnipa (“His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice”) discuss how singular stories collectively shape history.

March 25, 2023 | 4PM – 5PM
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2023 Same Page Community Read

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We’re pleased to share that our 2023 Same Page featured book is Ross Gay’s “The Book of Delights.” Gay will be in conversation about this book and his most recent work, “Inciting Joy.”

March 25, 2023 | 2PM – 3PM
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American Inheritance

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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
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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
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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
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