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SHELF LIFE: Detecting Women with Hilary Davidson and Rachel Howzell Hall

Join crime novelists Hilary Davidson (Don’t Look Down) and Rachel Howzell Hall (And Now She’s Gone) as they discuss their newest books, their experiences as crime writers, writing strong women …

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October 22, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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When My Time Comes and Discussion with Diane Rehm

Peabody-award winner Diane Rehm offers a moving and informative examination of the right to die movement and the facts and the misinformation surrounding this controversial practice…

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October 22, 2020 | 5:30PM | VIRTUAL
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The Historical Silences of Africans in Early Virginia

This year, the Virginia Africana Associates annual conference will be presented as an online keynote lecture by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Norfolk State …

October 23, 2020 | 11AM | Online
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A Conversation on SHOWTIME’S The Good Lord Bird

Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke will be joined by award-winning author James McBride for a conversation around The Good Lord Bird…

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October 25, 2020 | VIRTUAL
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Witnessing the Dawn of Black Voting

The 15th Amendment became part of the US Constitution 150 years ago on February 3, 1870. In this special election-season Fellows talk, Virginia Humanities’ Fellow and National Endowment for the …

October 27, 2020 | 6PM | Zoom Webinar
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VOTE! Gilda Daniels and the #1 Antidote for Voter Suppression

Law professor and former U.S. Department of Justice attorney Gilda Daniels (Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America) discusses her book and her work on voting rights and battling …

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October 28, 2020 | 7PM – 7:45PM | VIRTUAL
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SHELF LIFE: True Heart Intuitive Tarot with Rachel True

Join Rachel True—an actress best known for her role in The Craft and a lifelong occultist—as she discusses her new True Heart Intuitive Tarot…

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October 29, 2020 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL