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Ivy Creek Foundation hosting Ivy talk focusing on African-American education –

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) – The Ivy Creek Foundation is hosting a September talking event that will focus on African-American schools in Albemarle County.

The foundation hosts talking events every month about history, conservation, preservation, and natural history.

Lorenzo Dickerson will be the speaker and will feature a documentary on Albemarle’s black classrooms.

From post-emancipation education to the first students to desegregate Albemarle County Public Schools.

Lorenzo will discuss topics on one and two-room school houses, Rosenwald Schools, Brown v. Board, and Jackson P. Burley High School.

The event is scheduled for Sept. 18 from 1 P.M to 3 P.M. 

This event is virtual, free, and open to the public, but registration is required. 

Dickerson is a filmmaker/photographer and founder of Maupintown Media with documentary films focusing on African-American history and culture in Virginia.

Those who are interested in the event can visit here.

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