Archives: black history month

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.

Black History Month events at VCU

The goal of these February events is to spark conversation in the community.

RVA’s 1977 revolution: The first-ever African-American-led City Council

In 1977, Richmond City Council had its first non-white majority. That was a majorly historic moment that marked a national turning point in the way city government represented citizens. Come to a free party to mark the occasion as Black History Month comes to a close.

Black History Month: James Brown’s cultural pride

A great way to celebrate a distinctive culture and an inspired musician, Say It Loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud is all things James Brown in one lively event.

Special pricing on River City Segs Black History Tour

Take a roll through history.

Celebrate Black History Month with the VMFA

Learn about a singer, authors and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month print sale

Black History Month print sale

In honor of Black History Month, East End Cemetery is selling prints of prominent African Americans from the Jackson Ward community. All proceeds from the print sale with go towards renting goats to help clear brush from the cemetery.

River City Segs logo and Maggie Walker House

River City Segs offering discounted black history tours

During Black History Month, River City Segs will be offering discounts on their Black History Tour. During February, 4 riders can now ride for only $74.

Celebrate Black History Month with stories

Brenda Luke will share stories at the Westover Hills Library.

5 Things

A happy play, a sad play, a film festival, an MLK, Jr. tribute…that’s what this weekend is all about. Yes, that’s what it’s all about.