This is a two-part class taught by Dr. Brian Daugherity. Class one will take place on Thursday, September 7, and class two on Thursday, September 14. Learn about the role of Virginia in the Brown v. Board of Education decision, how the state responded to the ruling, and the decision’s many legacies.
Join us for a free screening of "Do Not Resist." This screening is part of the "Created Equal" film and discussion series that focuses on themes related to civil rights, human rights, and social justice in American history.
"Loving" tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage. This film is part of the 2017 VCU Southern Film Festival.
"An Outrage" is a documentary film about lynching in the American South filmed on-location at lynching sites in six states and bolstered by the memories and perspectives of descendants, community activists, and scholars. This film is part of the 2017 VCU Southern Film Festival.
Join members of the local Vietnamese and Veteran communities and watch a one-hour compilation of highlights from this 10-part documentary film before the national broadcast. Learn about how Virginians experienced the War, both then and now.