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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
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There All Along

In recent years, there has been a greater effort to expand the way we commemorate and teach the Civil War by including the perspective of African Americans. But is there …

November 4, 2021 | 6:30PM – 8PM | Richmond
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Stamped from the Beginning

This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …

November 3–18, 2021 | Virginia Beach, VA
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Using Tree-Ring Dating to Examine Historic Barns

Earlier this year, the Shenandoah County Historical Society completed a program to examine six historic barns using dendroarchaeology (tree-ring science). This science allows us to determine the year trees used …

October 26, 2021 | 7PM | Virtual
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Liberty is Sweet: A Conversation with Woody Holton

Join Encyclopedia Virginia editor Patricia Miller in conversation with Woody Holton about his much-anticipated new book Liberty is Sweet: The Hidden History of the American Revolution. In this sweeping reassessment of the American …

October 29, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | Zoom
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