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Poor People’s campaign in Washington to highlight low-wage earners

Is the country in a moral, economic and political crisis for ignoring people living on the financial margin?

Gun buyback is on track

Richmond is on track to sponsor its first gun buyback program — despite substantial evidence that such programs are largely public relations gimmicks that do not affect gun violence.

Federal court issues July deadline for new elections lawsuit

A new lawsuit seeking to force new elections for the House of Delegates this November is on the fast track.

Black history museum’s interim director steps down

A leadership change appears to be in the works for the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia in Richmond, though it is currently shrouded in secrecy.

Free COVID-19 testing, vaccines

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

Juneteenth 2022 closings

In observance of Juneteenth on Monday, June 20, please note the following:

A helping hand is just a call away

Need help with housing or utility costs? Want to learn about child care options? Looking for employment? So many people say they don’t know where to start to get the answers they need.

VIAHA 2022 to induct new members

Seven notable African-American Virginians will be recognized for their work in education and other fields during the Virginia Interscholastic Association Heritage Association’s Hall of Fame awards ceremony on June 24 in Charlottesville.

Welcome home, Bobby

Robert “Bobby” L. Dandridge was a star long before the NBA made his name a household word. No one knew that better than Mr. Dandridge’s family, friends, fans and former teammates who were on hand for “The Bobby Dandridge Legacy ...

John Marshall High School’s Class of 2022

Richmond Public Schools’ Class of 2022 started high school two years before the COVID-19 pandemic and spent part of the last two years as virtual learners. Now equipped with perseverance and resilience, these new graduates are primed for their next ...

U.S. failed to stop fraud in COVID loan program, Clyburn says

The U.S. failed to take basic steps at the start of the coronavirus pandemic to prevent fraud in a federal aid program intended to help small businesses, depleting the funds and making people more vulnerable to identity theft, the chairman ...

Strategist suggests Richmond voters will support casino funds earmarked for schools

Political strategist Paul Goldman sees a path for Richmond to recover from the stinging political defeat it has suffered at the General Assembly after a bipartisan coalition rejected the state capital city’s plans for a second vote to bring a ...

An occasion for his honor

The investiture of S. Bernard Goodwyn as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia took place Wednesday in the Chambers of the Supreme Court of Virginia before family, friends, colleagues and fellow Supreme Court of Virginia Justices at 100 ...

In historic shift, far fewer teens face adult U.S. courts

David Harrington spent a tense eight months in a Philadelphia jail when he was a teenager — the result of a robbery charge in 2014 that automatically sent his case to the adult court system under state law.

Federal judges deny bid for House elections, but a new suit may change that

There is still a slim prospect that elections for the Virginia House of Delegates could be held this year.