Personality: Wendi White

Wendi White wears many different hats.

Queen Latifah: A day of empowerment with a 'get out the vote' message

There was unity around one message in Richmond on Tuesday among a diverse crowd of more than 1,000 women: Empowerment.

VUU President Lucas to be inaugurated during homecoming week

Virginia Union University is officially inaugurating Dr. Hakim J. Lucas, its 13th president and chief executive officer, at a ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Downtown.

VSU celebrates homecoming this weekend

Virginia State University is celebrating its homecoming this weekend with a bevy of activities, including a jazz concert, golf tournament and comedy show.

VMFA to host women's empowerment forum this Saturday

Jean Patterson Boone, publisher of the Richmond Free Press, will be among a host of women panelists speaking at “Ascend and Lead: A Women’s Empowerment Forum,” sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, ...

Free Press photographer to speak on her quest to find her late grandfather

A film about the quest of Richmond Free Press photographer Regina H. Boone to find out about her late grandfather who was imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp during World War II will be shown in Richmond.

2nd Annual RVA Booklovers' Festival Oct. 19

More than 30 authors and literature aficionados will give readings and lead discussions at the 2nd Annual RVA Booklovers’ Festival 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Jefferson Park, 1921 Princess Anne Ave. in Church Hill.

Henrico County Community Day Oct. 19

Henrico County Community Day, which al- lows the community to gain greater knowledge and insight into the workings of county government and public school system, will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Henrico High School, ...

Civil rights activist Theresa A. Walker, widow of Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, to speak on Oct. 26 panel

Theresa Ann Walker, a civil rights activist and widow of Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker who led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and was chief of staff to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will be featured at a panel, “The Role ...

Documentary and panel on voting rights suppression set for Oct. 30

Voting rights and the efforts to suppress them is the focus of a film and panel discussion 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Contem- porary Art, 601 W. Broad St.

Personality: Robert Dunham

Robert Dunham proves that when it comes to teachers, he’s a cut above the rest.

Queen Latifah to host Women's Achieve Summit in Richmond Oct. 15

Rapper, singer-songwriter, actress-producer Queen Latifah is coming to Richmond.

Catena Parker Foundation to host walk for missing children

The Catena L. Parker Foundation for Missing Children is hosting its annual walk to call attention to the issue of missing children 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 12.

7 educators to be honored Oct. 12

Seven retired Richmond educators, including former city schools Superintendent Lucille M. Brown, will be honored at a brunch celebrating the 400-year legacy of extraordinary African-American women.

Crab fest Oct. 13 to promote voting, community spirit

James E. “J.J.” Minor once again is hosting a free crab feast to promote voting and community togetherness.