Partner Program: Celebrating Legacies, Constructing Futures

Celebrating Legacies, Constructing Futures: Four Hundred Years of Black Community and Culture

2019 marks the four hundredth anniversary of the arrival of approximately twenty Africans on the James River in August 1619 and the origins of slavery in what would later become the United States. The 9th annual Lemon Project Symposium will ask difficult questions and gather answers on the legacy and future of black community and culture in America. Students, faculty, and members of the community are welcome to attend.

EVENT DETAIL


Event Type: Programs

Start Date: March 15, 2019

End Date: March 16, 2019

Time: TBA

Venue: William & Mary School of Education

`Williamsburg, VA


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