February is Black History Month. Learn more about Black history in Virginia, as well as ways to celebrate.
Throughout the month of February, notable Black men and women of Virginia's history will be featured.
Check out the resources below to learn more on Black history in Virginia.
The Library of Virginia's African American Narrative project aims to provide greater accessibility to pre-1865 African American history and genealogy found in the rich primary sources in its holdings.
In observance of Black History Month, the Library of Virginia and Dominion Energy honor distinguished Virginians, past and present, as Strong Men & Women in Virginia History for their important contributions to the state, the nation, or their professions.
Below is a brief featured list of Black history attractions that provide great resources for learning more about Black history in Virgnia.
Celebrate Black History Month in Virginia by participating in a variety of events.
Share the stories that matter to you, and your history. To participate in this contest, nominate a Virginia individual, event, or theme which relates to Black History and should be recognized with a historic marker.
A snapshot into the live of everyday Black Virginians or the past.