Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.

Black History Month

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Black History Month: Picturing Families

Posted about 9 months ago by Lisa Crisman
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History develops themes for Black History Month each year. The themes “reflect changes in how people of African descent in […]
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African-American History Month in Richmond

Posted about 2 years ago by Meg Raymond
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my […]
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Romance in Color

Posted about 3 years ago by Meg Raymond
Lupercalia was an ancient Roman feast celebrated to welcome Spring.  By the 6th century, the pagan (read racy) aspects of the celebration were downplayed, and the holiday became associated with […]
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New books to celebrate Black Lives (and not just in February)

Posted about 4 years ago by Natalie Draper
February is a short month with a big heart. Many of us are desperate for winter to end when it feels like we are doomed to wear heavy coats against […]
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