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Arthur Ashe Boulevard Dedication and Grand Opening of Groundbreaking Exhibition "Determined: The 400-Year Struggle for Black Equality"

Saturday, June 22, 11:00am12:00pm
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Virginia Museum of History & Culture
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Arthur Ashe In partnership with the Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) and the Commonwealth of Virginia, the City of Richmond will co-host the official dedication of Arthur Ashe Boulevard on Saturday, June 22 at 11:00 a.m. on the museum’s front lawn, 428 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard. The dedication will include a ceremonial sign unveiling and remarks from local and state elected officials, including Congressman John Lewis (GA-05), a renowned civil rights activist. The event is free and open to the public. Tell us if you are planning to attend.

Following the dedication ceremony, Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) will host members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) at the museum for a State of Black America town hall at 2:00 p.m. where members of the CBC will discuss a variety of pressing issues affecting Black Americans. Participating members of Congress include CBC Chair Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37), Congressman John Lewis (GA-02), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13), Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04). This event is also free and open to the public.

Be sure to plan on visiting the Determined exhibition while you're at the museum.

Arthur Ashe Dedication Ceremony generously supported by

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