Latest Past Events

Brown to Griffin and Beyond: Celebrating the Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement in Education

Longwood University Farmville

Since its founding more than two centuries ago, the citizens of Prince Edward County and Farmville have grappled with—and helped reshape—liberty and democracy in ways that have profoundly affected the nation as a whole. From Patrick Henry’s calls for independence to the free Black community of Israel Hill to witness to the final days of

“KNOCKING DOWN WALLS”: A Documentary Screening at Moton Museum

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville

Embark on a historical journey with the Robert Russa Moton Museum on April 22nd, 2024, at 7:00 PM, as we host a special screening of "Knocking Down Walls: The Deliberate Speed of Harrisonburg’s Federal Court." This documentary, crafted by Spotswood High School students, illuminates the struggles and triumphs of Virginia’s school desegregation, featuring first-hand narratives

From Resistance to Resilience: Black Virginia’s Path to Freedom (Day 2)

Moton Museum 900 Griffin Blvd, Farmville

Join us for a unique collaboration between the Robert Russa Moton Museum and Patrick Henry's Red Hill in a compelling two-day event that connects the histories of our two sites by providing, in chronological order, Black Virginia’s path towards freedom. This event dives deep into the journey from the Early Republic to the Civil Rights

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