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ICA opening delayed until spring 2018

The tall, angular building at Broad and Belvidere streets that is to become the Institute for Contemporary Art stands out on the Virginia Commonwealth University campus.

Personality: Oludare Ogunde

Facing life outside of prison can be almost as daunting as surviving life behind bars. As an ex-offender, Oludare Ogunde knows about these challenges.

Fourth of July fireworks in city, area

Fireworks shows will occur over Richmond skies and those in the counties in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday and the United States declaring independence from Great Britain 241 years ago.

‘Reading Riders’ starts summer routes

In 2015, Reading Riders, Richmond Public Schools’ mobile library program promoting literacy among youngsters in kindergarten through fifth grade, started with a bus full of books, five scheduled stops in students’ Richmond neighborhoods and about 10 to 15 teacher volunteers ...

Las Amigas hosts national conclave in Richmond

“Celebrating the past, embracing the future.” That’s the theme for Las Amigas Inc.’s annual convention in Richmond.

Personality: Tamara Broadnax

Tamara Broadnax has spent much of her life opening doors to women in male-dominated areas.

Groundbreaking for Capitol Square’s new Native American monument June 24

Virginia’s Native Americans are moving closer to gaining their own monument in Capitol Square.

Franklin Military Academy financial literacy course receives high marks

The passionate discussion of Phyllis Jackson’s students can be heard long before reaching her classroom at Richmond’s Franklin Military Academy.

Richmonder Melody Barnes, former Obama administration official, among TEDxRVA headliners

As director of the U.S. Domestic Policy Council from 2009 through 2012, Melody C. Barnes worked with members of President Obama’s cabinet to coordinate the former president’s domestic policy agenda across federal agencies.

VFH receives grant to more fully tell story of Va. slavery

Students, scholars and others who want to know more about the African-American experience in Virginia soon may be able to take virtual reality tours of various sites in the state.

Personality: Malik and Annette Khan

For decades, Malik and Annette Khan have worked to build bridges between the Muslim community and others in the Richmond community.

Commemorating the Lovings and their courage

A state historical marker in Downtown now commemorates the landmark Loving v. Virginia case, which resulted in laws banning interracial marriage being overturned in Virginia and 16 other states. Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his wife, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, were ...

2 national conferences coming to Richmond

Richmond is becoming common ground for liberals and conservatives. This weekend, hundreds of anti-war activists are expected to flood into Downtown to push their agenda of bringing the troops home and silencing war drums in the administration.

Cultural historian Anthony Browder to speak at 3-day Juneteenth celebration

Cultural historian and Egyptologist Anthony T. Browder will kick off Richmond’s three-day, “Juneteenth 2017, A Freedom Celebration” this weekend by leading a symposium on the historical and genetic connections between people who live along the Nile River in Africa and ...

3 Richmond students receive first scholarships honoring Alicia Rasin

Three graduating seniors in Richmond are recipients of the first scholarships named in honor of the late Alicia Rasin, the city’s longtime “ambassador of compassion” who assisted families of homicide victims.