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Norfolk State University

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700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504 United States
https://www.nsu.edu/

August 2019

Africa to America: The Odyssey of Slavery

August 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Norfolk State University, 700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504 United States
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Voice of America is pleased to partner with Norfolk State University to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves in what is now the United States. Telling America’s story, including all aspects of life, government, and culture, is at the heart of the VOA mission. Exploring its history, good and bad, and understanding the impact of the slave trade on America’s evolution, is an important part of sharing that journey. Thanks to a distinguished panel…

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September 2019

1619: Making of America Summit

September 25 - September 28
Norfolk State University, 700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504 United States
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Join scholars, thought leaders, artists, filmmakers, and students as they participate in keynote addresses, interactive conversations, and panel discussions both live and online. Highlighting the commemoration themes of democracy, diversity and opportunity, this cross-cultural event will explore the 400-year journey of the three founding cultures: Native, African and English peoples, and their contributions and influence that shaped the building of America.  Join us for 3 days of American Evolution.

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