This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped …
Communities in Power is hosting virtual panel discussion entitled Racism and Housing Practices. A nonprofit organization based in Hampton Roads, Communities in Power is dedicated to exposing the legacy of …
Why are kids so obsessed with reading about adoption?
How a grant from Virginia Humanities is helping the Richmond chapter expand its work of bringing Virginians together to face the legacy of slavery
It’s not just a jig — it tells the story of America.
Have you ever noticed that some neighborhoods are always much hotter than others?
In July, Virginia will become the first Southern state to legalize marijuana.
Domestic workers quite literally keep us alive. It’s about time they got their rights.
Remember those twelve months where every ad was asking you to vote? It was inescapable. But even with historic voter turnout, a third of eligible adults didn’t vote.
Novelists Rachel Beanland (Florence Adler Swims Forever), Brian Castleberry (Nine Shiny Objects), and Lauren Francis-Sharma (Book of the Little Axe) discuss their sweeping works of historical fiction, ranging from 18th-century Trinidad to 20th-century America, and grappling with colonialism, family secrets, racism, and questions of belief.
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Voting is important. But so many Americans can’t do it. This week, we explore one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time: felon disenfranchisement.