Trainers wanted

It’s time to get moving by signing up for Fitness Warriors, a program that trains Richmond residents to become fitness instructors for local communities with high rates of obesity. Sponsored by Sports Backers and the Richmond City Health District, Fitness ...

Chadwick Boseman in ‘Marshall’ is bulletproof

Thurgood Marshall, a titan of 20th century law and a civil rights pioneer, has until now largely eluded Hollywood’s notice. Despite its title, “Marshall,’’ too, is wary of taking on the Supreme Court justice in full, sticking to a minor ...

Opening for ICA next year

April 21 is now the opening date for the new $41 million modern art center at Virginia Commonwealth University, it was announced Tuesday.

Folk Festival to ‘feed your soul’ this weekend

Music and culture from around the globe will highlight the 13th Annual Richmond Folk Festival. The three-day event, from Friday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 15, has the theme “Feed Your Soul.” Served up will be 36 performers for every ...

Valentine Museum welcomes jazz visionary

Mercedes Ellington, the legendary dancer, choreographer, author and heir to jazz royalty, will discuss her book, “Duke Ellington: An American Composer and Icon,” Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Valentine Museum.

Petersburg art league’s new exhibit

Mixed media featuring artists Josue Fred and John A. Rooney headlines the Petersburg Area Arts League’s Friday for the Arts exhibit opening Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 E. Old St. in Petersburg.

Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

Eminem unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump — saying he “came to stump” and taking aim at the president’s Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters.

Winners of BET’s Hip Hop Awards

Best Hip-Hop Video Cardi B - “Bodak Yellow”

29th Annual 2nd Street Festival this weekend in Jackson Ward

Richmond’s favorite fall Jackson Ward festival is back this weekend. The 29th Annual 2nd Street Festival, featuring live music and performers on four stages, opens 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and again 1 p.m. Sunday Oct. 8.

500-plus students expected at VUU for Lucille M. Brown Community Youth Bowl

Dr. Lucille Brown’s lifetime dedicated to children and education has been the driving force behind bringing hundreds of students each year to Virginia Union University for a pep talk and activities about the importance of education and attending college.

NASA names Hampton center for Katherine Johnson

Katherine G. Johnson, the pioneering Virginia woman whose key role in America’s early space missions was portrayed in the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures,” has received a new honor. NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton dedicated a new building last Friday ...

Former astronaut Mae Jemison celebrates silver anniversary of historic space flight

Twenty-five years ago, astronaut Mae Jemison was the first woman of color to travel into space. The Alabama native who was raised in Chicago entered Stanford University at age 16, earning a degree in chemical engineering before going to Cornell ...

Dick Gregory: What is seen and unseen

The celebration of the life of Dick Gregory on Sept. 16 at the City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover, Md., was more than seven hours of eclectic diversity, from a serenade by Native Americans to a musical tribute by ...

Spotlight shines on actors of color at Emmy Awards

Three African-American actors were in the winners’ spotlight Sunday night at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards honoring the best of television.

VA PrideFest on Brown’s Island

VA PrideFest 2017, the largest annual celebration of the LGBTQ community in Virginia, will be held noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on Brown’s Island in Downtown.