Brookland Park Community Celebration

The Brookland Park Community Celebration returns this weekend.

‘The Mere Distinction of Colour,’ Montpelier exhibition, honored

The historic home of President James Madison is winning national recognition for telling the story of enslaved people who once lived at the Orange County property.

Christmas in July: Boat parade Saturday on James

A flotilla of lighted boats will parade down the James River this weekend.

Personality: Dr. Faith B. Harris

Dr. Faith B. Harris is a 21st century example of “hands-on earthly faith.”

Maggie Walker birthday celebrations set for Saturday

The National Park Service and the City of Richmond are hosting celebrations Saturday, July 14, honoring the 154th birthday of Richmond icon and businesswoman Maggie L. Walker.

‘Souls Grown Deep’ exhibition highlights VMFA acquisition of African-American works

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts invites Richmond area residents to view 34 pieces of work by black artists and reflect on cultural contributions by African-Americans in a first-of-its-kind exhibition under the purview of Valerie Cassel Oliver.

Black History Museum offers free music video class for students

Stand by … lights … camera … action! Middle and high school students can help create a music video during a six-week session at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia.

Henry L. Marsh III book signing July 21 at Black History Museum

Civil rights attorney Henry L. Marsh III will talk and sign copies of his book, “The Memoirs of Hon. Henry L. Marsh III,” 2 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, 122 W. ...

Trademark Band celebrates 25th anniversary with Dogwood Dell performance July 15

In 1993, James Carson Jr. brought a musical revue of ’60s and ’70s music to the Dogwood Dell stage as part of the annual summer Festival of Arts.

Personality: Ron J. Melancon

Ron J. Melancon is a passionate voice and advocate for safety and saving lives across the United States and in Europe.

Personality: Nichole L. Gross

Being an educator can be physically and emotionally draining, says Nichole L. Gross, a Henrico County Public Schools teacher.

A young girl’s hair loss inspires children’s book

Taylor Ellis never missed a day as a student at Carver Elementary School, and when she graduated from the Richmond Public School three weeks ago, she did so with a 3.9 grade point average, the highest in her class.

Pharrell Williams wants to grow Virginia’s film, TV industry

Two years ago, Pharrell Williams co-produced the movie “Hidden Figures.”

VSU wins HBCU of the Year

Virginia State University’s increased enrollment, agricultural research platform and athletic success are among reasons it is the HBCU Digest’s choice for 2018 HBCU of the Year.

Fireworks to light up area skies on July 4

Fireworks 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 242 years ago.