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First of Virginia's "Green Book" markers will be in Buckroe Beach area of Hampton
First of Virginia's "Green Book" markers coming to Hampton's Buckroe Beach
The Virginia Tourism Corporation is hosting an unveiling of a new historic land marker to commemorate sites featured in Virginia's Green Book.
Chesapeake Church sets up a Black history and culture library
Inside the Trinity Fairth Diamond Bookstore is a library dedicated to black history and culture. The library has more than 250 books so far.
A commemoration of African Landing Day, 404 years later
Hundreds of people gathered in Hampton to commemorate the landing of the first enslaved Africans to English North America in 1619.
Commemorating African Landing Day in Hampton
Traditional African culture filled the air this weekend in Hampton for the commemoration of African Landing Day.
School in Hampton celebrates 60th anniversary of MLK's 'I Have a Dream'
The city's NAACP branch will be at Mary T Christian Elementary School in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of MLK Jr's 'I Have a Dream' speech.
A place with an ugly history, Selma was pretty kind to my family: Essay by Janet Roach
A trip to Selma, Alabama to see the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the National Association of Black Journalists convention took a turn when her son fell ill.
Portsmouth's Manor High School to dedicated monument honoring the Class of 1973
The school opened in 1972 and was named for the mostly Black Cavalier Manor community and the predominantly white community known as Hodges Manor.
Rebuilding the historic First Baptist Church in Williamsburg, brick by brick
Back in February, the project received a $3 million grant to fund efforts, including the reconstruction of the church’s original structure.
Rebuilding Williamsburg's historic First Baptist Church
Crews have started working on rebuilding the historic First Baptist Church in Colonial Williamsburg.
President Biden signs proclamation honoring Emmett Till
Till was just a teenager when he was abducted, tortured and killed in 1955 by 2 white men after he was accused of whistling at a white woman in Mississippi.
Committee gives recommendations heal from historic racism in Williamsburg
The Truth and Reconciliation Committee formed in 2021 to investigate the impact of racism on the community's history and to chart a path toward equity.
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