The rundown, paint-chipped Detroit house where civil rights icon Rosa Parks took refuge after her historic bus boycott is going on display in Italy in a setting that couldn’t be more incongruous: The imposing central courtyard of the Royal Palace ...
Charles Oakley proved what he can do on a basketball floor. Now his fans are eager to check out his moves on the dance floor.
NEW YORK The Council of Fashion Designers of America gave its top fashion awards on Monday to Haitian-American Kerby Jean-Raymond for menswear and Gabriela Hearst for womenswear.
When a 14-year-old cousin’s kidneys failed, Christopher J. Woody stepped up after testing found him genetically compatible. He donated one of his kidneys to save Tyshawn Morris’ life.
Standing on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. famously laid out a vision for harmony between white and Black people 57 years ago, his son issued a sobering reminder about the persistence of police ...
When Richmond Public Schools’“Lit Limo” literacy bus cruised to neighborhoods across the city delivering books and activities in English and Spanish for students of all ages, it was a great relief to parents and school administrators alike.
A 200-foot “Black Lives Matter” mural will be painted Downtown near the State Capitol.
Sixteen artists from Metro Richmond were among 40 artists state-wide to be awarded grants under the Virginia Artist Relief Fellowship Program designed to help visual artists impacted by COVID-19.
For centuries, medical doctors have been guided by ethical standards, pledging no intentional harm to patients. But lapses or disturbing, questionable, on-the-spot decisions and errors in judgment by physicians occur, undermining public confidence in health care providers and prodding the ...
Newport News has ordered the cancellation of the annual Southeast Community Day Parade that an area chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference has staged since 1991 — but the SCLC plans to defy the city and stage it anyway.
Jesse Vaughan has directed such films as “Juwanna Mann” and “The Last Punch.” And in recent years, he has turned Virginia State University into a film powerhouse in the creation of commercials, documentaries and short films.
Local artists Jerome W. Jones Jr. and Jeromyah Jones, known for their portraits of prominent figures, received a tidal wave of interest from across the country after a recent interview on NBC’s “Today” show.
The 30th Annual Down Home Family Reunion, the summer celebration of African-American folk life sponsored by the Elegba Folklore Society, is canceled this year because of the coronavirus.
Richmond’s largest African-American film and media company now has access to financial support for its efforts to make films showcasing events and stories involving women and people of color.