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Virginia’s 5000 Man March on Saturday

Why are we are marching? For your children… the black, the white, the tan, the pink, the yellow, and the blue. Because in this great state, no matter the color. Virginia is for lovers.

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Virginia’s 5000 Man March Against Racism

Why are we are marching?

For your children… the black, the white, the tan, the pink, the yellow, and the blue. Because in this great state, no matter the color. Virginia is for lovers.

For #BLM because Black Lives Matter doesn’t mean your life doesn’t matter, it just means ours are in danger.

For the idea that every individual whom choose to march, takes a silent pledge to be a firm advocate against all the racism, discrimination, and hate that unfortunately still lives in this world.

A March Virginia won’t soon forget.

Volunteers Opportunities: Please email
[email protected] if you are available!

Donations, Additional Information, Bus Schedule: Reach to [email protected]

Buses from VA BEACH & HAMPTON ROADS!

Parking: We are expecting high volumes of cars and buses, please consider using UBER, LYFT, and other ride sharing platforms if you live in the Richmond, VA area.

Donations: https://www.gofundme.com/f/virginias-5000-man-march?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1

March Coordinator: Triston Harris Sr.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jessica Coleman
Bus Coordinator: DeAndra Harris

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Richmond Then and Now: 114 E. Broad Street

A then and now snapshot of Richmond.

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Original Image from Souvenir views: Negro enterprises & residences, Richmond, Va.
Created / Published[Richmond, D. A. Ferguson, 1907]

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Library of Virginia reopens to researchers by advance appointment beginning today

During the initial reopening phase, researchers will be able to use the collections by appointment Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm.

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The Library of Virginia has announced that its reading rooms will reopen to researchers by advance appointment beginning at 10:00 am on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

During the initial reopening phase, researchers will be able to use the collections by appointment Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 am–4:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call 804.692.3800.

COVID-19, which prompted the Library’s closing to the public in mid-March, continues to pose a serious public health risk. The Library’s reopening plan includes new health and safety protocols based on the latest guidance from the Governor’s Office, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

What to expect when returning to the Library:

  • Appointments required to use the reading rooms in order to ensure space availability on a researcher’s preferred date
  • Signage describing coronavirus symptoms – Please do not enter the building if you feel unwell or have a fever
  • Face coverings required in the building at all times
  • Physical distancing of six feet required in all public spaces
  • Face masks and hand sanitizer available for the public
  • Frequent cleaning of restrooms and surfaces in public areas throughout the day
  • Returned books quarantined for three days before being available for use again
  • The Exhibition Gallery, the Virginia Shop, our conference rooms, and the reading room at the State Records Center will remain closed

For additional information about what to expect on your visit, take a look at the COVID-19 Update: Guidelines for Researchers, page, which will be updated regularly.

For more on how to use the collections, click here.

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