Elegba Folklore Society: A Legacy of Community Building

The visit to the Elegba Folklore Society (EFS) was a heart-opening experience not to be forgotten. After a warm greeting from EFS Founder, Omilade Janine Bell, the Visit Black History (VBH) team took some time to observe the art, books, jewelry and artifacts around the Center. The energy in the room made me feel at … More Elegba Folklore Society: A Legacy of Community Building

Full Story Soon: Elegba Folklore Society

Recorded in Richmond, Virginia at The Elegba Folklore Society. Written and interviewed by Ali’a Brooke Edwards @rev.alia. When asked “can you tell me how you got started in the transformational arts- history, culture? And how your inspiration has evolved over time.” Omilade Janine Bell founder of @efsinc expressed “liberating black people is hard work. But I did accept … More Full Story Soon: Elegba Folklore Society

Arthur Ashe Boulevard Unveiling in Richmond, Virginia

The official dedication ceremony of Arthur Ashe Boulevard took place on Saturday June 22, 2019. 11 am – 12:30 pm on the front lawn of the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. The dedication included a ceremonial sign unveiling, remarks from local and state elected officials in addition to Congressman John Lewis. According to their … More Arthur Ashe Boulevard Unveiling in Richmond, Virginia