In an effort to tell modern, accurate and inclusive Black stories in Charlottesville and Albemarle County, the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau recently launched Discover Black Cville. This community-led initiative promoting inclusive and accurate history was originally started in 2020 and has now been rolled out on a national level. With the goal of helping visitors of all backgrounds feel more welcome, Charlottesville is putting the spotlight on its Black-owned tourism businesses and attractions.
Often overlooked by what most perceive as only a college town, the city is ready to bring diverse communities together through its culture and charm. With a convenient location and close proximity to other nearby cities, a weekend in Charlottesville is one well spent. Here are six ways to enjoy a perfect weekend Discovering Black Cville.