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VUU coaches named CIAA Coaches of the Year

Virginia Union University may need to expand its trophy case following the CIAA Basketball Tip-Off Awards Luncheon on Monday in Charlotte, N.C.

Détente reached after Oakley-Dolan showdown at The Garden

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley has a reputation of being a powerful man who doesn’t back down.

Virginia judge grants injunction against Trump travel ban

A federal judge on Monday granted a preliminary injunction barring the Trump administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia, adding another judicial ruling to those already in place challenging the ban’s constitutionality.

Out like Flynn

President Trump is facing a deepening crisis over the relationship between his aides and Russia, with senior Republicans vowing on Wednesday to get to the bottom of the matter and Democrats demanding an independent probe.

DeVos, Sessions confirmed

Two of President Trump’s controversial picks for his cabinet have been confirmed by the Senate and are ready to take office.

Murder of Emmett Till based on lies

The woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till’s alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book.

Pastor delivers ‘fake news’ at White House Black History Month meeting

The Rev. Darrell Scott, pastor of the New Spirit Revival Center in the Cleveland, Ohio, area, a speaker at the Republican National Convention and a member of the Trump Transition Team Executive

Charlottesville votes to remove Lee statue

A divided Charlottesville City Council voted this week to move a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the city’s Downtown and to rename Lee Square where it stands.

GOP lawmakers to meet with HBCU presidents

Republicans are planning to meet with leaders of historically black colleges and universities in the nation’s capital to discuss ways to help the schools survive in challenging times.

Game time!

Get out the wings and chips and dip. It’s Super Bowl 51 on Sunday. Here’s a preview of the big football game that is known as much for the halftime show and creative commercials as the action on the field.

Backlash supreme

Just two weeks have passed since his inauguration, and despite a torrent of action, disruption, protests and lawsuits, President Trump has been on a tear to keep campaign promises, uplifting his legions of supporters and dismaying his legions of opponents.

Trump inaugurated amid hail of protests

Republican Donald J. Trump launched his presidency with a blunt inaugural address, a fist pump and promises to give power to the people and put “America first.”

Trump inaugural address

Text of President Trump’s inaugural address Friday, Jan. 20, as prepared for delivery.

President Obama commutes sentences of more than 500 nonviolent federal offenders

President Obama used some of his final hours in the White House making good on his promises to help imprisoned nonviolent federal offenders get a second chance. He commuted the sentences of more than 500 federal prisoners. More than a ...

Delegation of Richmond area black conservatives headed to inauguration

The Rev. Joe Ellison Jr. was an outspoken supporter of Republican candidate Donald Trump before the November presidential election. Now he’s heading to Washington to take part in the inauguration of the next president. However, Rev. Ellison and other area ...

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