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The Other Madisons with Bettye Kearse

The Virginia Festival of the Book in partnership with Encyclopedia Virginia presents Dr. Bettye Kearse and a discussion of her book, The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s …

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May 20, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Challenging Slavery in the Courtroom: A Question of Freedom

In partnership with the Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities, the Virginia Center for the Book at Virginia Humanities presents William G. Thomas III as he shares his …

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May 3, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Yellow Wife with Sadeqa Johnson

Novelist Sadeqa Johnson discusses her latest book, Yellow Wife, the harrowing story of an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia.

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March 24, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Unearthing Buried Stories

Join the Koinonia School of Race & Justice at Richmond Hill for a special Black History Month program focused on the enslaved community at Richmond Hill and African American burial …

February 25, 2020 | 7:30PM – 9PM | Richmond Hill
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