By Ashley Short
There has been a glow to Richmond lately. These past few weeks have turned the city streets burgundy and gold, and display them proudly. The Washington Redskins have a new second home right here in the capital city. The Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center is hosting a 17-day training camp for the players [...]
Last year, Richmond and Petersburg were abuzz with movie mania. While Spielberg rolled into Maymont in horse and buggy, the hottest topic around town was sighting the star-studded “Lincoln” cast. It was especially exciting to see two Virginia cities as filming locations, a nod to the areas’ rich roots in Civil War-era historical events.
By Camisha L. Jones
When President Barack Obama took office in 2009, a record breaking 1.8 million people flooded the nation’s Capitol eager to witness the swearing in of our country’s first African-American president. It was a landmark occasion that many likely felt would not come again soon. Four years later, here we are with a [...]
Interviewed by Cesca Janece Waterfield
Each week during Black History Month, we’ll feature a leader who is making history today.
For revealing and maximizing the relationship between the environment, our economy and social justice, consultant and activist Majora Carter has been called “visionary” and a “genius”. She’s been featured in numerous publications and networks including Time Magazine, [...]
by Cesca Janece Waterfield
Actress Daphne Reid will host the Ninth Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Dinner, 6pm, April 30 at the Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary St. With her husband, Tim Reid, Daphne has invested deeply in scholarship foundations for more than 18 years, since they first established a scholarship foundation. This year, the Tim Reid [...]