Hampton Roads Black Restaurant Week is back!

We are excited to see the return of Hampton Roads Black Restaurant Week for the third year in a row. This is a week that celebrates culture, creativity, and flavors and we are here for it. This is an opportunity to really support and try some new restaurants throughout the 757 while sampling a variety …

Melanin Reads February Book Selection

WHEN: Sunday, February 28th | 4 PM | ZOOM Melanin Reads Monthly Book Club is an extension of The Connect 757. We support black and brown authors from various genres. We welcome traditional hard cover reading or streaming via audiobook. Bring any comments, questions, or lessons learned. We prepare questions in advance to assist with …

Meet the Bearded Businessmen for #BeardsANDBusiness

Beards and Business is created in partnership with The Connect 757 and Virginia Beard Festival to bring information to black men on how to successfully grow a business, network with other black professionals, and the motivation to go after your dreams of entrepreneurship. Our dynamic panel will discuss how to develop, brand, and grow your …