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Black History Museum
Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia. 122 W. Leigh Street, Richmond, Va.23220 Phone:(804) 780-9093
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Black History Museum Jul 2
It's Ladies Night! featuring MICHELLE LIGHTFOOT & MARSHA MEEKINS Enjoy live jazz programmed by Richmond Jazz Society. This month's special guest is the Michelle Lightfoot Duo featuring Michelle Lightfoot on piano…
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The MBL Jun 17
We are excited to share that three of members' portraits are on display at ! has created portraits of Angela Patton, Carol Adams, and Damon Jiggetts. Come out THIS Wednesday, June 19, for the MBL Summer Happy Hour to see them!
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The Art Newspaper Jun 19
Juneteenth, a 19 June celebration dating to 1865 to commemorate the end of slavery in the US, is particularly momentous this year, the quadricentennial of the first enslaved Africans arriving in North America.
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Black History Museum Jun 19
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“June 19th" has been titled "Juneteenth" to commemorate this important moment in history.
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Black History Museum Jun 19
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Juneteenth is listed as the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.
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Black History Museum Jun 19
Happy ! What are you doing to celebrate?
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Black History Museum Jun 11
275 people came out for 13 year old, Maya Smith’s book signing!
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Black History Museum Jun 4
Enjoy live jazz programmed by Richmond Jazz Society featuring some of the area's most popular artists with up-and-coming young lions making a name on the Jazz scene. June 7 - Michael Hawkins 5 PM - 8 PM Michael…
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RVADirt May 27
‼️‼️‼️ OPPORTUNITY TO HELP CARVER ELEMENTARY. Volunteers are needed on Wednesday evening to help move seats. Even if you can’t make it, RT so many hands can make light work. 🧜🏻‍♀️
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Black History Museum May 27
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This Memorial Day, we remember our fallen heroes and give thanks for their sacrifice.
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Black History Museum May 27
Did you know the first Memorial Day celebration was held by African Americans? What was once Union Cemetery in Charleston, SC is now a sprawling, 60-acre park where a bronze plaque describes the location as the site of the first Memorial Day.
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Shennette Garrett-Scott May 15
My printed poster for the talk at and came in the mail today! I think I did a good job on the design and the colors. Starting a brag poster board next to my office.
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Black History Museum May 8
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And while you’re here, grab a treat for Mom!
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Black History Museum May 8
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There will also be a chance to win an autographed copy of Daphne Maxwell Reid’s cookbook and calendar. The drawing will take place at 1pm.
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Black History Museum May 8
On Saturday, moms and grand moms who come in with a child will receive free admission!
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Delegate John Bell Apr 20
Honored to meet at the at the 4th Annual Barbara Johns event with
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Jennifer McClellan Apr 20
What an honor to moderate the annual Barbara Johns Panel at w/ , Barbara Johns' sister Joan Johns Cobbs, civil rights attorney James Ghee & author Ken Woodley. The work for a more just Virginia starts with honest conversations about our history.
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Qasim Rashid, Esq. Apr 20
Spent today at the Black History Museum of VA () w/AG He spoke on the need for us all to work to restore fairness, equity, & justice for all I mentioned to him how our campaign is about Super people—not Super PACs—& our fight to keep hope alive✊🏽
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Colleen Curran Apr 9
'People feel welcome here. They feel inspired, getting a side of the story they may not have heard before. Some items downstairs — like the KKK robe and the slave collar — people want to talk about. The museum is a safe place to do that.'
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Black History Museum Mar 13
Women's History Month: The Life and Times of Elizabeth Keckly Historian, Elvatrice Belsches, will screen a documentary and highlight the life and times of Elizabeth Keckly -- born a…
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