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.

‘Wall of Honor’ unveiled on new Virginia Women’s Monument

Virginia First Lady Pam Northam and former First Lady Susan Allen, wife of former Gov. George Allen, gathered Tuesday with a small crowd in Capitol Square to proclaim a milestone in making a dream a reality.

Remembering Virginia’s African-American WWI soldiers

Breathtaking. No word better describes the larger than life photographs of 20 African-American soldiers assembled in the “True Sons of Freedom” exhibition at the Library of Virginia in Downtown.

Statue of WWII Tuskegee Airman to be unveiled Nov. 10 at BHMVA

A life-size statue of the late Lt. Col. Howard L. Baugh of Petersburg, who was a member of the noted Tuskegee Airmen, will be unveiled Saturday, Nov. 10, at its new home at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center ...

14th Annual Imagine Festival Oct. 20

The 14th Annual Imagine Festival showcasing the many ethnic cultures that make up the Richmond community, will be held noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Broad Rock Sports Complex, 4802 Warwick Road in South Side.

3rd Annual Beer & Oyster Block Party Saturday

The 3rd Annual Beer & Oyster Block Party will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, outside host Union Market, 2306 Jefferson Ave.

Armstrong High Class of 1968 to celebrate 50th reunion

The Armstrong High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th reunion this weekend with a host of events.

Ageism forum Oct. 30

The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities is hosting a free public forum on ageism from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at Temple Beth El, 3330 Grove Ave.

14th Annual Richmond Folk Festival returns to Downtown riverfront this weekend

Thousands of people are expected along the city’s riverfront this weekend for the 14th Annual Richmond Folk Festival.

RVA style

The styles and the stylish were out in force last Saturday for RVA Fashion Week’s Fall Fashion Weekend.

2nd Street Festival shines

Thousands of people turned out for the music, food, art and history last weekend at the 30th Annual 2nd Street Festival in Jackson Ward.