Determined: The 400-year Struggle for Black Equality

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture’s Determined exhibition explores the African American experience from the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in English North America in 1619 to the present day. Determined traces the ways in which black people have profoundly shaped the course of American history and the nature of American democracy through their fight for freedom, equality, and justice. Visitors will encounter dozens of personal stories, like those of Virginians James Lafayette, Mary S. Peake, Arthur Ashe, and Missy Elliot, and nearly one hundred artifacts, including rare signed copies of the Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment.

EVENT DETAILS


Event Type: Exhibitions

Start Date: August 22, 1970

End Date: March 29, 2020

Time: Museum Hours

Venue: Virginia Museum of History & Culture, Richmond

428 N Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23220



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