“An African American History of the Civil War in Hampton Roads” with Guest Speaker Dr. Cassandra L. Newby-Alexander Historian and Author – Free Lecture – Open to the Public
“An African American History of the Civil War in Hampton Roads” with Guest Speaker
Dr. Cassandra L. Newby-Alexander Historian and Author
Free Lecture presented by the York County Historical Committee
Sunday, February 27th, 2022 – 3:00 pm
York Hall – 301 Main Street – Yorktown, VA
Dr. Newby-Alexander is Professor of History, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Director of the Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for the African Diaspora at Norfolk State University. Based on her book of the same title, she charts the remarkable history of the Hampton Roads African American community from the Civil War to Reconstruction. Some of her works will be available for signing and sale after the lecture, among them her most recent book “Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad”.
Please note that face masks are required of all attendees. Seating is limited
The event is subject to cancellation. If this lecture is canceled for any reason, notification will be made on the event hotline 757-890-3520.