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Personality: Darlene A. Scott

Darlene Anita Scott, an associate professor of composition and creative writing at Virginia Union University, is a long-distance runner and the image of great health and fitness.

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics writer and creator of the ‘Black Panther,’ dies at 95

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and made billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.

Honoring the heroes

From left, brothers Richard, David and Howard Baugh stand with the life-size bronze statue of their late father, Lt. Col. Howard Baugh of Petersburg, a decorated fighter pilot who was among the noted Tuskegee Airmen flying combat missions during World ...

2nd Annual Pocahontas Reframed Storytellers Film Festival starts Nov. 15

A four-day film festival this week featuring movies and live performances celebrating Native Americans and their stories will take place at the Byrd Theatre in Carytown.

Couple weds in Dominican Republic

Dr. Sesha Joi Moon and Janice Pritchett of Northern Virginia tied the knot in two ceremonies, including a destination wedding on July 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Night at the museum

It was “Love, Peace and Soul Saturday” last weekend at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and dozens of people enjoyed the evening of music, dancing and food as they wandered through the galleries perusing a wide variety of art.

AKA’s PROC Foundation to present 8 young men

Eight young men will be presented at the 24th Annual PROC Beautillion on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

Armistice Day

...100th anniversary of the end of World War I, known as Armistice Day

African spiritual leaders at Elegba Folklore Society Nov.18

An African spiritual leader and the founder of an African spirituality institute will speak at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, 101 E. Broad St.

Personality: Warrick F. Scott Sr.

Warrick F. Scott Sr. was inspired by his grandfather, Wendell Scott of Danville, the first African-American race car driver to win a Grand National race, NASCAR’s highest level. That was in 1963, when pervasive racial prejudice repeatedly thwarted his efforts.

Local innovator selected for Culture of Health Leadership program

Six Points Innovation Center in Highland Park builds young people into urban leaders and empowers them to build the city, explained Jacqulyn “Jackie” Washington, site director for the center.

Hanover NAACP hosts ‘Mind Your Business’ event

The Hanover Branch NAACP is hosting a networking event for entrepreneurs and those who want to start their own business.

Area men named to national 2019 commemoration commission

Two Richmonders will be among the 14 people who will help plan, develop and coordinate next year’s commemoration of the 400th anniversary arrival of the first Africans into English territory in what is now the United States.

Idris Elba named sexiest man alive

Move over Barack Obama. Actor Idris Elba was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine. The London-born actor, 46, said he didn’t believe it when magazine officials told him.

Single mom goes from nearly $100,000 debt to savings

When Takiia Anderson graduated from Boston College Law School in 1999, she was a single mom with a 2-year-old, nearly $100,000 in student loans and a new job as a government attorney that paid $34,102 a year.