Presentation on racial segregation: then and now
Chesterfield County will host a program that will highlight the significant role that local African American attorneys Oliver Hill and Spotswood Robinson had in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that legally ended school desegregation. Margaret Edds, author of the book “We Face the Dawn,” which documents... Read more
Chesterfield County will show “Thunder Soul,” a documentary that tells the story of the reunion of Houston’s famous Kashmere High School Stage Band. The film will show Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St., Chester, 23831. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, Feb. 5.  The program... Read more
The “Every Vote Counts Forum” will be a discussion about the current political climate and the importance of voting and civic engagement. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 11 a.m. at Second Baptist Church, located at 5100 West Hundred Road, Chester. This event will be moderated by... Read more
Chesterfield celebrating Black History Month with a variety of programs
Chesterfield County will host a variety of programs in observance of Black History Month. The programs will run through Feb. 29. Below is a list of programs offered until Wednesday, Feb. 12.  Through the Generations: reproductions from VMFA’s permanent collection of African American art created by artists who attended... Read more