By Camisha L. Jones
Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates, or Dr. T as she’s fondly known, is a tenured faculty member in the Department of Theatre at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has won numerous awards and honors for her role as founder and artistic director of The Conciliation Project. The mission of The Conciliation Project (TCP) is “to [...]
This is the last of the four part series focused on maximizing job search efforts for recent high school and college graduates.
As recent graduates, times in the job hunt can seem unbearable. You compete not only with other college and high school graduates to land a part-time summer job, but you are also competing with [...]
The Virginia Hornets Major League Football Team, Richmond’s premiere outdoor football team opens play for its 2011 season at Richmond City Stadium, marking the return of professional football to the 80 plus year old iconic Richmond landmark.
The Hornets, who have been in the public discussion to play their games at City Stadium since hearing about [...]
In the midst of near-record breaking temperatures in Richmond this week, the Virginia Department of Social Services is making an effort to remind everyone about the proper safety with the hottest part of the year.
Excessive heat exposure presents health and safety dangers, especially for children and the elderly. High body temperatures and dehydration from heat [...]
by Camisha L. Jones
They are storytellers, weaving words into wisdom. They stand, bare and vulnerable, behind microphones where their hurts, humor and life lessons are amplified each Saturday night. They shatter the silence around the “N” word, stalking, homophobia, abusive relationships and racism. Their words heal wounds, spark the medicine of laughter, and help the [...]