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Cultural Center Announces Name Change and Expanded Scope

During our first Community Fall Festival celebrating cultural history, presented by The African American Cultural Center In Virginia Beach’s, with over 500 in attendance, Center President Bruce Williams announced that the Center’s board had voted last month to change the center’s name. The center’s new name is The Virginia African American Cultural Center, Inc., Virginia Beach. The change reflects an expansion of the center’s focus on the historical and cultural African American assets of the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as Hampton Roads, Virginia Beach and Princess Anne County. “The 400th Commemoration of the arrival of the first Africans to English North America, generated valuable co

First Annual Community Fall Festival

The Virginia African American Cultural Center hosted its 1st Community Fall Festival on October 5th 2019 to celebrate on the land which was officially “Gifted” by the City of Virginia Beach to our communities. Even though we have not broken ground we felt it was important to give back to these historic neighborhoods by hosting a family-friendly outing showcasing talented artists, musician’s storytellers, African arts and crafts, informational and local vendors, food trucks as well as organized children activities, all free and open to the public. Many of these families are unable to afford the luxury of attending formal concerts, Art exhibits or learning about their culture and history in

Special Thanks to Our Community Fall Festival Partners and Sponsors

The African American Cultural Center of Virginia Beach expresses immense appreciation for our community partners and sponsors supporting our Community Fall Festival! We thank them for their time and investment in helping us to produce cultural events that celebrate the rich history and legacy of the African American community in Hampton Roads. Cultural Partners Virginia Beach Office of Cultural Affairs ViBe Creative District Lynnhaven River Now Sponsors Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation City of Virginia Beach - Office of Cultural Affairs City of Virginia Beach - Sheriff's Office Community of Destiny Tire House and Rims LLC Brown's View Auto Detailing Marage Homes, LLC Boyd Homes (NEXUS Apa

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