Archives: african american history

VMFA invites you to explore African American photography with screening of “Through a Lens Darkly”

The screening takes place Friday, February 19th at 6:30 PM.

Hidden Histories author to speak at Chop Suey March 26th

Professor Lynn Rainville will read from her book, Hidden Histories: African American Cemeteries in Central Virginia.

2014 Valentine Richmond History Center

Jackson Ward Walking Tour

How much do you know about Jackson Ward? Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on a walking tour through the neighborhood.

Maggie Walker's 150th Birthday Celebration logo

Celebrate the 150th birthday of Maggie L. Walker

Visit the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site for special family programming on Saturday, July 12, 2014 to celebrate the 150th birthday of Maggie L. Walker.

Juneteenth 2014

Juneteenth 2014

The Elegba Folklore Society is collaborating with the Virginia Black Music Foundation and Baltimore’s Ile Ise Ejiogbe Ifá Temple to present Juneteenth 2014, A Freedom Celebration this week on June 19-22.