President Donald Trump holds a Bible after using tear gas to clear peaceful protestors from St. John's Church across from the White House on Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Bishop Who Oversees St. John’s Church: Trump Trampled On The Bible With Teargas Photo Op

Top leaders of the church that President Trump used as a photo backdrop after tear-gassing peaceful protesters are outraged at the president’s callous action. “There was no reaching out, no sense that it would require some sort of authorization before using the church as a backdrop in that way,” Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, told NPR....

12 Things You Should Stop Saying About Racial Injustice

A primer for non-Black folks who —finally — want to talk about racial injustice.

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Northam Declares a State of Emergency in Virginia

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of today’s Virginia news coming right up. But First… Over 200 people were reportedly arrested by the Richmond Police Department last night, the majority for curfew violations. The city of Richmond’s curfew went into effect at 8 p.m. —WRIC Five Things You Need to...

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Updated: Here Is a List of the Counties Hit Hardest in Virginia

There are currently 45,398 reported cases of COVID-19 in the state according to the Virginia Department of Health. This is an increase of 791 since Sunday and 2,865 new cases since Friday. According to the VDH, there are currently 4,694 people who have been hospitalized and 1,392 people who have died due to the virus....

Trump Fled To The White House Bunker As Protest Raged

Secret Service agents rushed Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion.

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Virginia’s Coronavirus Cases Reach Over 42,000

Welcome to today’s edition of the Dogwood. We’ve got a roundup of Virginia news coming right up. But First… Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd has been charged with 3rd degree murder. Former officer Derek Chauvin was arrested and charged with 3rd degree murder and manslaughter. The killing sparked days-long protests nationally. — Dogwood...

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Virginia College Fall 2020: Your Guide To Reopening Amid Coronavirus

UPDATE: University of Virginia: UVA plans to reopen their campus for the 2020 fall semester as planned on August 25. Assuming that state and federal public guidelines allow, students will be allowed back on school grounds and in-person classes will be held.  However, some classes will be held online in respect to students who cannot...