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26th Beautillion to recognize area students

Six young men will be recognized for their educational accomplishments, Nov. 5 during the Professionals Reaching Out to the Community Foundation’s 26th Annual Beautillion.This year’s theme is “Unmasking Greatness.”

Reunion planned for RPS’ 1972 high school graduates

Fifty years ago, thousands of Richmond students were daily boarding school buses to carry out a federal court order to integrate the city’s public schools.

Community Harvest Festival returns after hiatus

Where can you find a safe place for your children to trick-or-treat on Halloween?

An eerie tour on Kanawha Canal

Richmonders looking for a spooky seaside treat on Halloween can do so courtesy of Riverfront Canal Cruises, host of a series of tours on Saturday, Oct. 29.

VCU to host conference dedicated to community partnerships

Preventing youth violence, reducing health disparities and improving academic achievement and maternal health are challenges increasingly faced by communities throughout the country. Organizers of an upcoming community engagement confer- ence hope to explore ways to form new partnerships to address ...

Personality: Kimberly M. Jennings

For the last five years, Kimberly M. Jennings has been a key part in providing life-saving resources and support for tens of thousands of Virginians who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

‘Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner’ is coming to Richmond Ballet

As a 14-year-old in Toronto, Canada, Jennifer Archibald was determined to get the autograph of Alvin Ailey Artistic Director Judith Jamison after seeing her with the world-famous troupe.

Missy Elliott gets Portsmouth street named in her honor

Portsmouth native and hip-hop star Missy Elliott returned to her alma mater, Manor High School, Monday afternoon for the dedication ceremony of “Missy Elliott Boulevard.”

Ye to buy conservative social media platform Parler

The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is offering to buy right-wing friendly social network Parler shortly after getting locked out of Twitter and Instagram for antisemitic posts.

Family celebrates matriarch’s centennial birthday

Six generations of Rose Ann Perry Parker’s family celebrated her centennial birthday Oct. 15 at A Touch of Class Event Hall in Henrico County.

Byron Allen buys $100 million home

Media mogul ByronAllen just became the first African-American to pay $100 million for a home in the United States.

Personality: Lucia Anna ‘Pia’ Trigiani

Lucia Anna “Pia” Trigiani is working to tell the story of an institution built around stories and histories.

2 Va. poets awarded the Ruth Lilly Prize

Rita Dove, the Henry Hoyns Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and Nikki Giovanni, recently retired professor of English at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, are two of 11 poets who have been awarded the Ruth ...

Tight-knit bond keeps ‘Trojan Explosion’ strong

When you attend a football game at an HBCU, the halftime show is not the time to use the restroom or grab refreshments.

Jackson Ward tour Oct.15

The Richmond community is invited to take a tour of Jackson Ward this Saturday, Oct. 15, as part of an event to raise public awareness and support for Coming Together Virginia, a nonprofit organization.