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VisitBlackHistory.com (VBH), is an online community for those seeking or desiring to share information about African American historical experiences and educational programming. There is a demonstrated need for cultural resources that can educate families on the contributions of African Americans in America. Now, more than ever Black museums, historical sites, and cultural centers will play an integral role in the healing, reconciliation, and empowerment of our nation’s citizens. Our goal is to sustain a digital ecosystem that will affirm, amplify, and activate Black history spaces and those who visit them.

African American museums, archives, monuments, statues, sculptures, heritage festivals, tours, buildings, documentary films, and stage plays are examined and celebrated on the VBH website.

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Happening Tonight! at 9:15 PM EST/6:15 PM PT – William Rhodes & Ben Jones “Making Visible Connections”

California Institute of Integral Studies & ZOOM OFFICIAL SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT: On October 8, @ 6:15 pm PST, join us via ZOOM for a live virtual art opening of Making Visible the Connections. This is a collaborative exhibition featuring the work of William Rhodes and internationally known artist Ben Jones. Together we explore the intergenerational connections of our … More Happening Tonight! at 9:15 PM EST/6:15 PM PT – William Rhodes & Ben Jones “Making Visible Connections”

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(AUDIO INTERVIEW) VISITING BLACK HISTORY WITH JENN PECK-BAILEY

A discussion with educator and lover of Black historic sites and museums, Jenn Peck-Bailey. Learn of the places she’s visited. Jenn is the founder of Plant A Seed Now, LLC. Have you visited the sites she’s mentioned or others? Share your experience in the comments. Follow us on Instagram: @VisitBlackHistory Jenn Peck-Bailey Instagram: @PlantASeedNow @PlantSeedsNow … More (AUDIO INTERVIEW) VISITING BLACK HISTORY WITH JENN PECK-BAILEY

(Photos) James Brown’s Augusta, Georgia

One thing about Augusta, they gonna show mad love for brother James Brown. Go to “Get up offa that thing” and get down there for the James Brown Augusta, Georgia city tour: jamesbrownfamilyfdn.org

Notes and Sources on the Life of Sara Bickford, Entrepreneur (1852 – 1931)

SARA BICKFORD  MY COMPREHENSIVE NOTES of RESEARCH SOURCES  August – October 2020   Kelly McCoy 1.9.21 Sara Gammon Brown Bickford (1852 – 1931) was the first Black woman to own a utility company. Born into slavery in 1852, she was separated from her parents when they were sold, and she never saw them again. The video … More Notes and Sources on the Life of Sara Bickford, Entrepreneur (1852 – 1931)

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Interview: Elegba Folklore Society