Posted on June 7, 2017

Announcing the Launch of the 1619 Society

The 2019 Commemoration has established the 1619 Society with the goal of engaging a younger generation of Virginians and increasing interest in the state’s rich heritage. The society will further serve to enable communities to contribute to the future of democracy, diversity and opportunity in the state....

Posted on October 21, 2016

African Arrival Day 2016

On August 19 and 20, 2016, AMERICAN EVOLUTION™ commemorated the arrival of the first Africans to English North America and the launch of Virginia’s 2019 Commemoration at African Arrival Day 2016, in conjunction with the Fort Monroe Authority, National Park Service, and City of Hampton.