To collect, preserve, interpret, display and celebrate Virginia’s, Hampton Roads’, Virginia Beach’s and Princess Anne County’s African American history, culture and community from the early 1600’s to the present, and to inform and educate the public about African Americans contributions and achievements in business, politics, religion, civic organizations and the Arts.
AACC will be the regional leader in generating historical and cultural content through programs, artistic performances and curated exhibits.
• To create an opportunity for those who would love to learn more about African American culture, ad to explore and revel in its history
• To reiterate the important role of African Americans and share how essential African American culture and History is to our City
• A center to showcase the struggles of African Americans for civil rights and how they have impacted freedom struggles regionally and around the world
• To build partnerships with African American historic sites and cultural center in the regions and nationally