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April 3, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hampton History Museum
120 Old Hampton Lane
Hampton, VA 23669
Museum members free, non-members $5
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Coal Blooded

Monday, April 3, 2023

Join videographer Brandon Davis for showing and discussion of his documentary short exploring the community and health impact of the coal terminal in Southeast Newport News. Towering above the surrounding area, the 200-acre coal pile is located right next to a redlined neighborhood that today has the highest rate of asthma in the city. Recent winner of the Richmond Environmental Film Festival, director Davis’ film includes interviews with Newport News Mayor McKinley Price, CNU professor Dr. Johnny Finn, CNU alum Asa Townsend, social activist Angela Harris, and resident and business owner Yugonda Sample-Jones. Panel Discussion McKinley Price, former mayor of Newport News; Angela Harris, founder of Southeast Care Coalition; Asa Townsend board member, Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture; and Dr. John C. Finn, associate professor of Geography, chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology, Christopher Newport University; and Yugonda Sample-Jones, director of Empower Al

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