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March 2019

The Universal Language of the Drum

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fort Monroe Community Center, 100 Stilwell Road
Hampton, VA 23651 United States
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Presenting the history of the drum from its origination to the present. Presentations by Phoebus High School Color Guard and Drumline and All Female Drum Circle Ngoma Dawa

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Tree House at Hampton University Museum

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

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

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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Spheres of Migration, 1619-2019

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Panel Discussion at Hampton University Museum, moderated by Dr. Colita Fairfax.

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The Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This year's conference theme is Intersectionality: Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present This interdisciplinary conference uses tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women and girls around the world, both historically and today. Our 2019 conference theme marks the 30th anniversary of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s use of the term “intersectionality” as well as the 400th anniversary of the first Africans arriving in Hampton, Virginia, and the Jamestown Colony in 1619.…

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The Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This year's conference theme is Intersectionality: Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present This interdisciplinary conference uses tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women and girls around the world, both historically and today. Our 2019 conference theme marks the 30th anniversary of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s use of the term “intersectionality” as well as the 400th anniversary of the first Africans arriving in Hampton, Virginia, and the Jamestown Colony in 1619.…

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The Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 22, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on March 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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This year's conference theme is Intersectionality: Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present This interdisciplinary conference uses tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women and girls around the world, both historically and today. Our 2019 conference theme marks the 30th anniversary of Kimberlé Crenshaw’s use of the term “intersectionality” as well as the 400th anniversary of the first Africans arriving in Hampton, Virginia, and the Jamestown Colony in 1619.…

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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

The Arrival: A Night of Reflection

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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$25

Join members of the local chapter of the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals Inc. as they kick off the Opening Ceremony and Fundraiser for the 2019 National Association of Black Journalists Region I Conference. "Reclaiming our Story: Guardians of our History Since 1619 and the True Responsibility of Black Journalists Today." Join us for a night of reflection and adventure as we explore our history and pay homage to the 400th anniversary of the first documented enslaved Africans' arrival to…

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NABJ Region I Conference

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Hampton University, 100 East Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23669 United States
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This year’s conference serves as a major milestone as it will help commemorate the 400th anniversary when Africans arrived on American soil. Our gathering at the Scripps Howard School for Journalism and Communication at the Historic Hampton University will also focus on improving the industry’s involvement in developing coverage of America’s diverse landscape, promoting dialogue for professional growth, and providing diversity training for all levels within the journalism industry. Saturday, April 13 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. General Conference – Scripps…

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Director’s Chat

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hampton University Museum, 14 Frissell Avenue
Hampton, VA 23668 United States
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Book Signing and Presentation with Natalie Robertson, Ph. D. The Slave Ship Clotilda and the Making of Africa Town, USA: Spirit of our Ancestors Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 1PM - 3PM in the Education Center, Second Floor Dr. Natalie Robertson 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…

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