Racial Justice Activities

Racial Justice Events & Activities around town
(as of Aug 14)
more detail at bit.ly/ActNowCville

 

AUGUST 19 Back to School Book Bash 10:30-noon Pavillion

August 19 Museum Tours with Trailblazers – Jefferson School African American Heritage Center – 11am, 12pm, 2pm – free

AUGUST 24 Thursday 7:30-8:30 Jazz Society, Frank Lacy Trio, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

SEPT 8 6pm Dr. Cornell West “Excellence Through Diversity” Old Cabel Hall

SEPT 9 Saturday 1-4pm Reclaiming Our Democracy Series: Reforming the Police”. ACLU Virginia. Maggie L Walker Governor’s School, 1000 North Lombardy Street Richmond 23220 register at acluva.org/police reform by August 31st.

SEPT Fridays and Saturdays 15,16,22,23 8-10pm and Sundays 17, 24 from 2-4pm “Jitney” play by August Wilson, Directed by Leslie M. Scott-Jones. Theater at Jefferson School African American Heritage Center https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#inbox/15d666915d37fe62

SEPTEMBER 16 Saturday “Reading the Black Intellectual, Dr Angela Davis” book discussion An Autobiography Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

DIALOGUE ON RACE STUDY CIRCLES at Jefferson School: Carver Rec and breakouts at African American Heritage Center
Tuesdays 6-9pm Sept 26, Oct 3, and Nov 14- commit to all dates
Saturdays 1-4pm Sept 30, Oct 7, Nov 11
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SEPT 27 Wednesday 6-8pm “I Challenge This House” Lecture event, “150Th Anniversary of African American Suffrage in Virginia, Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

SEPTEMBER 29 Friday 7pm Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, $75

FALL Lisa Bean new work at African American Heritage Center

OCTOBER 14 Saturday “Reading the Black Intellectual, Dr Angela Davis” book discussion Women Class and Race Jefferson School African American Heritage Center

OCTOBER 21 7:30 PVCC “Tres Vidas” about Frida Kahlo and two other Latin American women.

JANUARY 7:30 “A View from a Train: Decoding the Stories and Music of the Underground Railroad” PVCC

JAN 23 “Excellence Through Diversity” Saul Williams

FEBRUARY 17 7:30 Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance PVCC

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