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A Native Son Comes Home: The Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe
On July 23 at noon, Eric Hall delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “A Native Son Comes Home: The Life and Legacy of Arthur Ashe.”
A New Era in Building: Black Educational Activism in Goochland County, 1911–1932
Join historians Brian Daugherity and Alyce Miller for a lecture about Black educational activism in Goochland County in the early twentieth century....
A Spoon That Got Around...
Activism from Home 101 (Commonwealth Classroom)
Interested in addressing a problem, making something better, or helping others in your community? Whether you are a veteran activist or a novice eager...
Agents of Change
Agents of Change Traveling Exhibition
All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s
On March 29, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the...
Aluminum and Beer
Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication Ceremony — Full Ceremony
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the Virginia Museum of History & Culture co-hosted the official dedication ceremony of Arthur Ashe Boulevard in...
Beginnings of Black Education
Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine
In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found...
Brown I and Brown II
Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia
On April 12, 2012, Jill Titus delivered a lecture entitled "Brown's Battleground in Prince Edward County, Virginia."
When the U.S. Supreme Court...
Care Beyond National and Color Lines: Filipino Nurses in Virginia Across the 20th Century
Christmas in the Trenches
Civil Rights Movement in Virginia
Colored Knights of Pythias Helmet (c. 1890)
Coming Out, Affecting Change
Confederate Exceptionalism: Civil War Myth and Memory in the Twenty-First Century
How do so-called neo-Confederates distance themselves from the actions and beliefs of white supremacists while clinging to the very symbols and...