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Luther Porter Jackson, 1892-1950

Luther Porter Jackson

The Luther Porter Jackson Black Cultural Center

The Luther Porter Jackson Black Cultural Center is committed to preserving and disseminating information and ideas about the rich cultural heritage of African Americans and African people all over the world. The Center believes that culture is a catalyst for excellence and human understanding. The Black Cultural Center provides this catalyst through activities designed to enhance the cultural life of students at the University of Virginia.

Students may use the Black Cultural Center, its facilities, and resources in a variety of ways:

  • cultural research assistance
  • workshops & seminars
  • information on cultural programs
  • networking with other students
  • class projects
  • group meetings
  • study sessions
  • debate & open forums
  • or as a retreat from academia!!

If you would like to use the Luther P. Jackson Black Cultural Center for a reception, group meeting, or group study or watch a film; contact the Office of African-American Affairs to make a reservation today. The Black Cultural Center may be used during the evening and on weekends.

For more information, please contact Director below.

Dion W. Lewis
Luther P. Jackson Black Cultural Center
Office of African-American Affairs
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Phone: 434-924-7923
Fax: 434-924-0513