The Virginia General Assembly Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission will hold a documentary screening and discussion of the HBCU Storyteller Project's documentary 400 Years Later...'free-ish on Saturday, January 18 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on the campus of VUU at the Alix B. James Chapel in Coburn Hall. The event cost is $25 but is free for students with ID. The funds will go toward the cost of the planned Emancipation and Freedom Monument, a permanent 12-foot monument celebrating the emancipation of slaves and freedom. It will be located on Brown's Island in Richmond, Virginia. Ten African American Virginians have been selected for inclusion on the monument.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve tickets.
Living the Dream, Inc will hold a Mass Meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 20 at the Sixth Baptist Church in Richmond, Va. It will feature a program honoring local youth in our schools and Mrs. Charmaine Crowell-White, retired performing arts teacher in Chesterfield County will "do a one woman show" as Harriett Tubman the freedom fighter.
They will also hold a meeting in Henrico and Hanover Counties...more information about time and location will follow.