Personality: Dr. Pamela Kiecker Royall

Dr. Pamela Kiecker Royall is breaking ground in her newest role as the first female board chair for the Virginia Museum of History & Culture, a leadership post to which she was elected in January. And she is intent on ...

Comedian Micah ‘Bam-Bamm’ White celebrates 25 years in the business with benefit show

For two and a half decades, Micah “Bam- Bamm” White has been using his comedic talent to contribute to the Richmond community.

Pandemic art: Prettying up the walls for Zoom calls

If you’ve been watching experts and commentators appearing on television from their homes, their increased attention to decor might look familiar: In the early days of lockdown, they, like many of us, sat in front of blank white walls, while ...

Illinois city 1st in U.S. to offer Black residents reparations

Using tax money from the sale of recreational marijuana, the Chicago suburb of Evanston has become the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.

Personality: Ana F. Edwards

In 1800, an enslaved man named Gabriel attempted a daring revolt in Richmond. His efforts were stymied by a severe thunderstorm and betrayals by co-conspirators. His story was consigned as a minor failure for centuries, largely forgotten.

Beyonce makes history with 28th Grammy Award; whole family wins, too

Queen Bey is the Queen of the Grammys now.

Want to be in an opera?

Local performing arts company RVA Baroque is hoping plenty of people with talent do.

Diversity Richmond and Virginia Pride to merge

Diversity Richmond and Virginia Pride are merging.

Personality: Taylor R. Scott

For the last four months, Taylor RaShon Scott has been working to help meet the Richmond community’s need for food during the pandemic.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombshell interview stirs racial introspection among Brits

Explosive allegations by Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex, that she faced racist attitudes from both the royal palace and the media in the United Kingdom have sent ripples of shock around the world. But they came as no surprise ...

VUU to host virtual symposium March 12

The Virginia Union University Office of Government and Community Relations is hosting a virtual symposium, “Our America: The Reality Check 2021,” at 6 p.m. Friday, March 12.

Don’t expect side-splitting comedy in ‘Coming 2 America’

Nothing wrong with a little nostalgia. But if you’re looking for a comedy revelation, “Coming 2 America” isn’t it.

Late actor Chadwick Boseman, others win Golden Globes as foreign press group called out for lack of diversity

The organization that hosted the Golden Globes said it is developing a plan to recruit Black members after falling under sharp criticism for lacking diverse members.

Personality: Rasheeda N. Creighton

As Black-owned businesses braced for the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new organization emerged in the Richmond region with the goal of ensuring these local businesses don’t just survive during this period, but thrive.

Tea time: Oprah snags first interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle since they quit royal duties

Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spill the tea when they talk with Oprah Winfrey in their first major TV interview since they quit their royal duties and bought a home last year in the United States?