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Willie Anne Wright’s retrospective to open at VMFA

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibit, “Willie Anne Wright: Artist and Alchemist,” will be on view Oct. 21 to April 28, 2024. Admission will be free.

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VUU kicks off homecoming with gospel concert

Virginia Union University will kick off this year’s homecoming festivities with a live gospel concert and recording presented by the Hezekiah Walker Center for Gospel Music at VUU on Sunday, Oct. 15.

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Bill Cosby, TV’s favorite dad, goes on trial

Andrea Constand told a packed Pennsylvania courtroom on Tuesday that she could feel Bill Cosby’s hands on her body, but the drugs in her system would not let her stop him.

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Chief Brown no stranger to tragedy

Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown, a familiar face following last week’s shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas, is no stranger to tragedy.

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Malia Obama headed to Harvard — in 2017

Malia Obama has chosen Harvard University to be her college home. The long-waited announcement came Sunday. The oldest daughter of President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama has elected to take a year off after high school, however, and will enter the prestigious university in Cambridge, Mass., in the fall of 2017.

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New street sign unveiled to honor Alicia C. Rasin

Mayor Dwight C. Jones and others gathered Monday in Church Hill to unveil an honorary street sign in Church Hill for Alicia C. Rasin, a longtime advocate for families of homicide victims in the city. Ms. Rasin, who was known as the city’s “Ambassador of Compassion,” died in October. Ms. Rasin’s sisters, Patricia Rasin Smith and Albertina Rasin Walker, attended the ceremony, along with City Council member Cynthia I. Newbille, 7th District.-

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