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Unforgettable: Jackson P. Burley High School 1951-1967

This April, author Lucille Stout Smith will give a public talk at New Dominion Bookshop about her book Unforgettable: Jackson P. Burley High School 1951-1967. Smith’s book explores the history …

April 23, 2022 | 2PM – 3PM | New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville
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Reconstructed

Join the Fluvanna NAACP Branch on the last Saturday in February for a virtual discussion about the upcoming film Reconstructed:The Rebuilding of African American Communities Through Faith and Education. During …

February 26, 2022 | 7PM | Virtual
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Reflection on a Legacy

You are invited to register for a free, virtual, experience, hosted by the Black History Initiative (BHI) on Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM. BHI is a diverse …

February 12, 2022 | 9AM – 11AM | Virtual
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The Life and Legacy of Miss Virginia Estelle Randolph

Biographer and filmmaker Elvatrice Belsches will take the audience on a multimedia journey amplifying the extraordinary contributions of Virginia E. Randolph in the areas of education, public health, and juvenile justice …

February 5, 2022 | 2PM – 3PM | Henrico
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1872 Forward: Celebrating Virginia Tech

1872 Forward: Celebrating Virginia Tech is a 3-day celebration that will bring to life how the past shapes the present and leads the university into the future.  Over the course of the …

March 24–26, 2022 | Blacksburg
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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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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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Beneath the Surface: Visual Conversations about Race in Hampton Roads

This month, Eastern Virginia Medical School’s department of Art Therapy and Counseling will host an art-based workshop addressing the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. This daylong …

November 13, 2021 | 1PM – 6PM | Suffolk
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Beneath the Surface: Visual Conversations about Race in Hampton Roads

This month, Eastern Virginia Medical School’s department of Art Therapy and Counseling will host an art-based workshop addressing the history of race and racial disparity in Hampton Roads. This daylong …

November 21, 2021 | 10AM – 3PM | Virginia Beach