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 of education during the segregation era, when the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County agreed to run joint separate but equal educational facilities for Black students.

Join Smith as she highlights the three area schools–Jefferson High School, Albemarle Training School, and Esmont High School–that would ultimately be consolidated into Jackson P. Burley High School.

This in-person event is cosponsored by Virginia Humanities. It is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Early arrival is recommended.

Vanessa Adkins, right, is apprenticing under her cousin Jessica Canaday Stewart learning the finer points of traditional Chickahominy dancing. Photos taken at the Fall Festival and Pow Wow in Charles City on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.

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