Event Information

Join us as we recognize and celebrate the impact that Black students, faculty, and alumni have had on Virginia Commonwealth University’s campus.  Historically, the contributions of Black persons have failed to be properly acknowledged within underrepresented academic spaces. We aim to celebrate those individuals who have enriched our campus and potentionally reenergize a deeply-rooted momentum within VCU’s Black Community.

Our Hosts
Faith Wilkerson
Alex Stevens
Dr. Faith Wilkerson arrived in Richmond, Virginia from Queens, NYC in 2000 to attend Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She holds a Bachelors in Mass Communications, Masters in Education, as well as, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She spent over 10 years creating/managing VCU traditions such as Homecoming, the Fall Block Step Show, Intercultural festival and countless Alumni Reunion Weekends. She also spent 8 years working in the University’s Multicultural office overseeing its diversity & inclusion programs. In 2015, she began working for a local For-Profit University overseeing Career and Student Services. To top it all off, in 2016 she became the proud owner of UnlockingRVA, a local marketing and events company. Alex Stevens received his education from the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU, where he graduated with his bachelors degree in December 2014. Currently, he is an independent singer, songwriter, host and actor. He does all of this while maintaining employment at Capital One, where he specializes in supplier management.

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