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Documents

Congressional Resolution Apologizing For Slavery
General Assembly Resolution Apologizing for Slavery
House Resolution Apologizing for Slavery
Virginia Poverty Summit: 2010 (.pdf)
Brown Commission Memorials: Mar2009 (.pdf)
Brown Slavery and Justice Report: 2003 (.pdf)

Websites

CACF: Non Profit Search
http://www.cacfonline.org/cacf/SearchLocalNonprofits/tabid/425/dispatch/GivingOpportunitiesBrowse_/Default.aspx

Dialogue on Race advances: big ideas, phone apps
http://www.c-ville.com/index.php?cat=141404064435450&ShowArticle_ID=11801309103823170

After several dormant years, the Living Wage campaign returned to Charlottesville this spring. Yet the chants and sit-ins are just the latest in a history of labor activism that goes back almost 10 years.

A decade of worker’s issues
http://www.c-ville.com/index.php?cat=141404064432695&ShowArticle_ID=1332404061865172

After several dormant years, the Living Wage campaign returned to Charlottesville this spring. Yet the chants and sit-ins are just the latest in a history of labor activism that goes back almost 10 years.

‘Class Matters’ Lecture Series to Focus on Common Ground of Economic Issues
http://www.virginia.edu/uvatoday/newsRelease.php?id=12683

A public forum, “Five Years after the Storm: The Politics of ‘Rebuilding’ in a Post-Katrina World,” to be held Wednesday at the University of Virginia, kicks off a new series intended to encourage greater dialogue and collaborative action around issues of race, class, poverty and public policy within and beyond the city of Charlottesville.

Black History Attractions in Virginia
http://www.virginia.org/site/features.asp?featureid=259

Virginia is home to the longest continuous experience of African-American culture and life in the United States, dating back to August 1619, when the first Africans were involuntarily brought to the shores of Historic Jamestowne. The proud, rich heritage and struggle of the black experience in Virginia is something that visitors to Virginia can relive through sites, artifacts, events and museums across the state.

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
http://www.virginia.edu/vfh/

The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) supports research, education, and programs in the humanities to assist individuals and communities to understand the past and its influence, to question and resolve issues in the present, and to shape a future committed to the common good.

Massive Resistance: timeline
http://www.vahistory.org/massive.resistance/timeline.html

A timeline of Virginia’s policy of massive resistance to prevent desegregation of schools and of black Virginians’ protests against segregation.

The Geography of Slavery in Virginia
http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/

A digital collection of advertisements for runaway and captured slaves and servants in 18th- and 19th-century Virginia newspapers, creating a personal, geographical, and documentary context for the study of slavery in Virginia, from colonial times to the Civil War.

Slavery and the Making of the University
http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/exhibits/slavery/index.html

A compilation of materials that recognize and document the contributions of slaves, college servants and free persons of color to the making of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, primarily during the university’s antebellum period.

Virtual Museum of University History, UNC Chapel Hill
http://museum.unc.edu/

This virtual museum retells the history of UNC Chapel Hill, with a series of roughly chronological image gallery, related readings, an interactive timeline and a campus map.

Confederate History is about Race
http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/04/14/hale.confederate.history.race/index.html?hpt=C1

April 14, 2010: An article written by Grace Elizabeth Hale, an University of Virginia associate professor of history and American studies. This commentary opines about the meaning of Governor Bob McDonnell’s declaration of April as Confederate History Month.

Hope in the Cities
http://www.hopeinthecities.org/home

Hope in the Cities promotes honest conversations on race, reconciliation and responsibility. Its goal is the creation of just and inclusive communities by building trust and encouraging collaboration among diverse groups through three vital steps: dialogue with people of all backgrounds and viewpoints, personal change as a foundation for institutional transformation, and intentional acts of reconciliation.

Black Past
http://www.blackpast.org/

An authoritative online reference center that makes available a wealth of materials on African American history, including an online encyclopedia, speech transcripts, primary documents, bibliographies, timelines, and a compilation of links to other digital archives.

Restorative Justice
http://www.restorativejustice.org/

Restorative Justice Online is a service of the Prison Fellowship International Centre for Justice and Reconciliation. Its purpose is to be an authoritative, credible, non-partisan resource of information on restorative justice.