“I Have a Dream”
I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.
Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon [...]
By Laquita Jacobs
Intern, VCU Mass Communications
A majority of the American public views the prison systems as one of the necessary evils of a society that punishes the guilty to protect the innocent. However, with prisons now private corporations instead of being owned by the federal government, prisoners are now in the role of slaves on [...]
By U. S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.)
WASHINGTON – Next year this nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013. Many of you will be on your way to DC to honor the legacy of a movement that helped liberate, not only African Americans but all Americans from the [...]
By: J. Chevont’e Alexander
“Today…Let the words be said that I will do, do for my people- I will suspend my gratification for an immediate good for the good life to come for our people.”?- Sonia Sanchez
Happily Natural Day (HND) is an annual African summer festival, centered around Black business, natural beauty, urban farmers market, cultural [...]
Rev John Jasper
The James River Advisory Council will present its “Forgotten History Lecture Series” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at the American Civil War Center located at Historic Tredegar, 500 Tredegar Street in Richmond. The lecture is sponsored by its diversity committee.
Benjamin Ross, church historian, of the Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, [...]