Jamestown Settlement will honor the legacy of the first recorded Africans brought to Virginia in 1619 with special programming that reflects on history through an African American lens this Saturday, Aug. 19, with a program featuring a moderated conversation on the role of land and place in creating community and establishing freedom from 1619 forward.
The First Africans Commemoration will feature dialogue between historian Tony Cohen and anthropologist Chadra Pittman moderated by Barbara Hamm Lee, executive producer and host of “Another View” radio talk show.
The 90-minute program begins at 2 p.m. in the Robins Foundation Theater at Jamestown Settlement and is included with museum admission. The conversation will include time for questions from members of the audience.
Hamm Lee is executive producer and host of “Another View,” a weekly radio talk show on 88.5/89.5 WHRV-FM that examines today’s issues from an African American perspective. She also is the owner of Sharing Info...
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