By In Your Shoes Media
Five years ago, Northern Virginia started one and now central Virginia has one as well.
A group of black business leaders led by Ervin Clarke, owner of Urban Views Weekly, has launched the Central Virginia African American Chamber of Commerce. The new chamber is an association of businesses, individuals and organizations who believe [...]
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 [...]
Richmond, VA – The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will celebrate Black History Month with a Soul Food Cook-Off on February 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. at its Randolph Community Center, located at 1415 Grayland Avenue.
The public is invited to bring their favorite homemade soul food dish to the community center [...]
Holiday Gift Giving Ideas
It’s the holiday season again and most chain stores are jammed pack with gift seeking shoppers. As you contemplate the people for whom you’d like to show appreciation this December, consider buying local as a way to avoid the crowds and invest in the Richmond economy.
The “Think. Shop. Buy. Local” campaign created [...]
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Black Girls RUN! to VOTE? Heck yeah! On Saturday, November 3rd, we’d love to see Black Girls Run! groups across the nation meet on state capitol steps, city hall steps or other prominent government buildings for a nonpartisan fun run event: Black Girls RUN! to Vote (BGR2Vote).
Our goal is [...]