Racial Justice: Making Amends (See above)
February 17, Thursday - 7 pm
Charlottesville NOW chapter meeting with guests Elizabeth Shillue, Beloved Community Cville, and Lotte Lieb Dula, Founder of Reparations4Slavery. Register for Zoom HERE.
Tribute to the “All Burley Reunion”
February 17, Thursday - 7pm
Alex Zan’s Black History Pathway (in celebration of Black History Month) presents a tribute to the “All Burley Reunion," Jackson P. Burley High School. Available on Comcast Chan 14 and Alex Zan’s website.
The Slave Families of Thomas Jefferson
February 24, Thursday - 1 pm
Author and genealogist B. Bernetiae Reed. Reed will discuss her book, “The Slave Families of Thomas Jefferson,” her meticulous research on the topic, and insights on how to begin genealogical work. The livestream will be available on this web page and Monticello's Facebook and YouTube channels.
Freedom & Liberation Days Events:
March 3 through 6 is when our City commemorates the arrival of Union troops in 1865, marking the first step to emancipation of enslaved laborers.
March 1, Tuesday to March 6, Sunday
JSAAHC is aiming to raise $45,000 to help support Black-run organizations in Charlottesville. The 9.7-mile route takes runners and walkers by some of the city’s most prominent Black-owned businesses and important sites of African American history. Learn more
and sign up
Cville Civil War & Reconstruction History
March 3, Thursday - 6:30 pm
Dr. Andrea Douglas and Dr. Jalane Schmidt will be offering a virtual discussion of Cville Civil War & Reconstruction History, sponsored by the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Save the date. More details TBA.
Swords into Plowshares
March 5, Saturday - 3 pm
Save the date for the first community engagement session of the “Swords into Plowshares'' project! To be held at the Jefferson School. More details TBA.