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12th Annual Black History Month Lecture: A Century of Strides: African-American Girl Scouts and the Pursuit of Equality in Virginia



W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284


Viola O. Baskerville, long involved in elective politics at the city and state levels and now CEO of the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, talks about African-American involvement in Virginia Girl Scouting throughout the organization's 100-year history, focusing on the important work of Scout leaders from Richmond, Norfolk, Fredericksburg and beyond. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the presentation.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested, to assist us with the planning of the event and to facilitate seating. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. If special accommodations are needed, or to register offline, please call (804) 828-0593 prior to January 31, 2014.


Registration is now closed.


The annual VCU Libraries Black History Month Lecture is sponsored by the VCU Friends of the Library and the Francis M. Foster African-American History Endowment Fund.

Additional Resources

For further reading, try our African American Studies research guide.


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Richmond, VA 23284-2033
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