Black History Month

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Virginia State University and Chesterfield County proudly presents the 32nd Black History Month Celebration. Each February, Chesterfield County and Virginia State University celebrate the month with a variety of programs designed to explore the rich, diverse heritage of African Americans and their contributions to our community and nation.

View the 2021 Annual Scholarship Recognition  

On Tuesday, March 2, six outstanding Chesterfield County high school seniors and the business community were recognized for their achievements and contributions. Watch the full event video and view the Black History Month 2021 Scholarship Recognition Program (PDF) and Black History Month 2021 Scholarship Recognition Student Biographies (PDF).