Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax is suing CBS for $400 million, claiming the company defamed him when it broadcast interviews with two women he said have falsely accused him of sexual assault.
What color is love? Virginia couples challenge state law requiring race on marriage license application
Three couples planning to get married in Virginia have filed a federal lawsuit challeng- ing a state requirement that they disclose their race on their marriage application.
If the United States has 35,000 museums, a writer asked in 2014, why is only one about slavery? And if the wealth of this country was built on the backs of enslaved people from Africa, why has that story been ...
Barack Obama may be the former president, but he’s still got it going on.
A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at an elite Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000.
Officials at an historically black college in Tennessee have voted out the school’s president, who has been accused of plagiarism, nepotism and not handling mold or rodent issues in residence halls.
In August 1619, more than 20 Africans landed at Point Comfort, the present-day Fort Monroe in Hampton.
Students at Hampton University soon will be playing video games as part of their studies. The university is building an eSports lab, thanks to a $340,658 technology grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world’s unrivaled No. 1 gymnast with an amazing winning performance Sunday at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Mo.
Protesters greeted President Trump’s arrival in Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass shootings and saluted first responders.
The Trump administration is working to dilute the federal Fair Housing Act in an effort to make it more difficult to bring housing discrimination lawsuits, according to housing advocates.
Gov. Ralph S. Northam praised the state’s removal of Confederate president Jefferson Davis’ name from an archway at the site where the first enslaved Africans arrived in Virginia 400 years ago.
A trove of historical re- cords tells that Fort Monroe in Hampton was built on the backs of thousands of enslaved Africans.
Virginia lawmakers are sparring after an as yet unconfirmed report that President Trump will attend the 400th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, July 30, of the first meeting of the state’s legislative body in Jamestown.
An attorney for Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax said a witness can corroborate the lieutenant governor’s claim that he did not rape a woman while they were students at Duke University nearly 20 years ago.