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March 2019

Black Angels Over Tuskegee

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Liberty Baptist Church, 1021 Big Bethel Road
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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$20

The Tidewater Chapter of The Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., and Kid’s Wish List – cordially invite you to attend the off-Broadway play “Black Angels Over Tuskegee”. This play depicts the valiant heritage of the first African American Military Pilots which must be preserved for the next generation. Meet and greet our Documented Original Tuskegee Airmen and the cast. Find details at www.tai-tidewaterchapter.com.

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April 2019

Director’s Chat

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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Dr. Natalie Roberson will share her scholarship documenting the plight of the last black cargo from their point of capture in the West African Interior. Fifteen years of research provides the decedents’ perspectives and allows them to raise their voice to their own story. To learn more join us for an afternoon of intriguing history. Books will be available for purchase. Light Refreshments provided. This event is free for museum members and $5 for non-members. RSVP at 727.5508 For more…

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Economic Entrepreneurship

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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This roundtable series will feature local business representatives who will discuss strategies for business ownership, entrepreneurship opportunities, and business behavior development.

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May 2019

The Contraband Historical Society presents “ESCAPE TO FREEDOM.”

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A commemoration of the "Contraband Decision" of 1861 at Fort Monroe.

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The Earth is Weeping by Peter Cozzens

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Peter Cozzens will speak and sign books at the Hampton History Museum. The Earth Is Weeping is a sweeping, definitive history of the battles and negotiations that destroyed the Indian way of life even as they paved the way for the emergence of the United States we know today.

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Native American Symposium

May 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

featuring invited guests representing Native American Nations from around the United States who will be involved with an interactive panel and lectures presented by the Hampton History Museum.

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Hampton Heritage Day

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mill Point Park, 100 Eaton Street
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Commemorating the Native American, European and African cultures. Learn about the history that shaped our nation and explore the legacy of what happened to each civilization throughout our 400-years of Chesapeake Bay living. The confluence of Native, European and African cultures was a key moment in our history. This festival is a free educational opportunity that explores healing through engagement and knowledge. Traditional music, dance, storytelling and other performances and presentations, family activities, cultural displays, demonstrations, food, traditional arts &…

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Tree House at Hampton University Museum

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on September 21, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 16, 2019 at 1:00pm

Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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Tree House is a children’s membership program that was developed to expand the Friends of the Museum Membership program and enhance family visits. Geared toward children 4 -14, Tree House is rooted with a strong educational component that emphasizes the Museum’s collection through workshops and specialized programs including the 2019 Commemoration themes. To learn more about Tree House at the Hampton University check out the Tree House Flyer

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June 2019

105th Annual Hampton University Ministers’ Conference

June 3 - June 7
Hampton University, 100 East Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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Christianity and the African Influence, 1619-2019

June 4
Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666 United States
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Coincides with Hampton University Ministers Conference. Panel discussion of nationally regarded theologians and scholars who will discuss the impact of Christianity and Africa in religious movements in the Black community.

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