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Civil & Economic Rights Forum

Shirlington Library 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington

Civil & Economic Rights Forum | Feb 27th | Shirlington Library

The Framework: Brought to You By the Enslaved Folks of America and Their Descendants

Wakefield High 1325 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington

The panel discussion focuses on the College Board’s AP African-American Studies curriculum course, its significance to American history, and its relevance for today. Panelists include members of the AP African-American Studies Development Committee and current students. Register to attend.


Memorializing the Enslaved at Ball-Sellers House

Ball-Sellers House 5620 3rd Street, Arlington

The Arlington Historical Society (AHS) and Black Heritage Museum of Arlington (BHMA) are dedicating their first “stumbling stones” or bronze markers honoring the lives of three individuals once enslaved at what is now the Ball-Sellers House.  The AHS-BHMA project: Memorializing the Enslaved in Arlington, 1669-1895 These first commemorative markers are the result of research conducted … Continued