with WRIC TV 8 on the Emancipation Proclamation and the MLK Commission
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Lincoln Wardrobe Exibit: Exhibit of costumes designed by Academy Award-nominated, Wardrobe Designer Joanna Johnston for the blockbuster film, LINCOLN, at Petersburg's Centre Hill Museum.
Genealogy Workshop from 10:30am to 1:30pm at The College of William and Mary, Swem Library, Dulin Learning Center, Room 134. To register, email email@example.com or call 757-221-7889
Music Exhibit "Revolutions: Songs of Social Change, 1860-65 and 1960-65," Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard, Richmond.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission and Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Subcommittee work together ensure that King's famous dream of a "Beloved Community" becomes a reality in Virginia. The Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation is their largest joint project, focusing attention to one of the most important documents in United States' history.
Help celebrate the beginning to the end of slavery 150 years ago. Sponsor a commemorative event today.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission, a statutory and bipartisan agency of the Virginia General Assembly, was created in 1992 to honor the memory and legacy of Dr. King, and to continue his work through educational, historical and cultural programs, public policy analysis, and public discourse on contemporary issues. The Commission also oversees two subcommittees, The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Subcommittee and the Special Subcommittee on Public School Closings in Virginia.