Academic journal article The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

Created Equal

Academic journal article The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography

Created Equal

Article excerpt

The Virginia Historical Society is once again hosting Created Equal', a film/discussion series that focuses on themes related to civil rights, human rights, and social justice in American history. Between June and October of 2015, the VHS will show three films that encourage audiences to explore these issues and their significance in contemporary American society. The films in this series are hosted by the VHS in partnership with the Richmond Peace Education Center and are supported in part by Diversity Richmonds VHS Guy Kinman Research Award. All the films will screen at 6:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided before each film, and comments and audience discussion will follow.

Meet Me in the Bottom

Thursday, June 18

This film, named best documentary at the Virginia Independent Film Festival in 2011, tells the story of community efforts to reclaim the historic African American burial grounds in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom and has been updated to reflect recent events. …

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