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  • Labor Day: There is Black History in the holiday.
    August 26, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Labor Day: There is Black History in the holiday.

    By Erika Winston

    Labor Day invokes a variety of emotions. For students, it means the sad end of summer vacation with the exciting beginning of a new school year. For workers, it means a much appreciated day off, while the fashion conscious see it as the last weekend of the year for wearing white. Whatever the [...]

  • Comcast Is Building A Bridge Over The Digital Divide
    August 19, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Comcast Is Building A Bridge Over The Digital Divide

    By Erika Winston

    The digital divide is the substantial gap that exists between people who actively benefit from the advantages of current technology and those who are financially unable to access it. This lack of technology excludes these individuals from the vast opportunities that computers and the internet provide. According to a study by the Pew [...]

  • Are You Ready for Some Youth Football?
    August 12, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Are You Ready for Some Youth Football?

    By Erika Winston
    The summer’s end means the beginning of the little league football season. All over the city, players are suiting up in their pads and helmets, ready to hit the gridiron. Boys as young as six are ready to learn the essentials of the game, while older youth and teenagers are poised to seriously [...]

  • Throwing a Punch in the Right Direction
    August 5, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Throwing a Punch in the Right Direction

     

    By: J. Chevonte’ Alexander
    Life is like a boxing match. Defeat is declared not when you fall, but when you refuse to stand again. ~ Unknown
    One of the world’s oldest, and most celebrated sports, boxing, has proven to be popular among many people, for a variety of reasons. From its emergence in ancient Greece, through early [...]

  • Preparing for School Days
    July 29, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

    Preparing for School Days

    By Erika Winston

    Time flies when you’re having fun and summertime is no exception. Retail stores are constantly reminding parents that the school year is right around the corner, and it’s never too early to start preparing for the transition back to school. From clothing and school supplies to registration and college travels, there is plenty [...]

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Scholar of the Week, Tyler Hicks, Wins iPad
August 19, 2014 · 0 Comments · Urban Views Weekly

Scholar of the Week, Tyler Hicks, Wins iPad

Tyler Hicks, a John Marshall High School 2014 graduate and Scholar of the Week, accepts an iPad from Vicki Kiger, MARTIN’S
Community Relations manager. Each week throughout the year, a high school senior is honored as Scholar of the Week. This
is the second year that one of the scholars has been selected through a random drawing [...]

Scholar Of The Week
Improving the lives of children is a focus that Urban Views Weekly and MARTIN’S Food Markets share. We are especially committed to children in the urban communities. Education has always been a cornerstone in improving the lives of children. Whether it’s a university, junior college, or vocational school, attending a school of higher learning, after graduating high school, is key in improving ones economic situation. Urban Views Weekly and MARTIN’S have designed the Scholar of the Week program that will encourage students to prepare for their higher education.

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Non-Profit of The Month
Urban Views Weekly and Martin’s Food Stores have teamed up to provide a unique opportunity for non-profit organizations making a difference in African American communities. Beginning February 1, 2012, the “Non-Profit of the Month” project started providing $10,000 worth of free advertising each month to a selected organization committed to serving children and addressing hunger in Urban Views Weekly. Urban Views Weekly is a local paper devoted to highlighting the lives, work, celebrations, and leisure of the African American community of Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding region... READ MORE








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