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OTU: The Healing Quilt

A Multimedia Storytelling Event A Norfolk youth development organization, Teens With a Purpose, dedicated to empowering young people through creativity, reflection, and action will be hosting a storytelling, poetry, and …

March 11, 2022 | 3PM – 5PM | Norfolk, Virginia
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Race, Let’s Talk About It: Closing the Education Gap

Despite the 1954 Supreme Court ruling on Brown v. Board of Education, segregation and equal access to education is an ongoing issue in schools across America. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic …

February 10, 2022 | 6:30PM | Online
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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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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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Beyond “Mary Bowser”: Researching & Writing a Biography of Black Activism in 19th-Century Virginia

How do historians discover and interpret the experiences of 19th-century African American women and men when most of the documents preserved in the Library of Virginia and other archives reflect …

December 1, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond, Virginia
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