New book edited by VCU professor tells story of freed Virginia slave’s journey

A Virginia Commonwealth University professor has edited the first anthology of the autobiographical writings of Peter Randolph, a 19th-century former slave from Prince George County, Virginia, who became a prominent abolitionist, pastor and community leader.

2016 PACME Celebration

The 2016 annual PACME Celebration will be held on April 4, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the University Student Commons, Commonwealth Ballrooms. Nominations are now open.

An interview with Jill Lepore, author of 'The Secret History of Wonder Woman'

“The Secret History of Wonder Woman,” Jill Lepore’s riveting exploration of the untold story of Wonder Woman, touches a range of characters and topics beyond the pages of the superhero’s comic books.

3-D-printed artifacts — and George Washington’s signature — give the blind and visually impaired a chance to feel history at Richmond museum

At the Virginia Historical Society, Kimmy Drudge, a 14-year-old from Chesterfield County who is visually impaired and a massive Star Wars fan, is about to “see” — but with her hands — George Washington’s signature from a letter written in 1775.

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