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Carter G. Woodson Lecture
February 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Featuring historian Cassandra L. Newby-Alexander of Norfolk State University, 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, Shawkey Room, Memorial Student Center. Newby-Alexander is dean of the College of Liberal Arts, a professor of history, director of the Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for African Diaspora Studies. She will explain the historical impact of 1619 and commemorate the arrival 400 years ago of the first documented Africans and the largest group of marriageable English women in Jamestown, Virginia. A public reception follows, sponsored by the Drinko Academy.