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Photo Credit: The Office of Donald McEachin
Six Feet Under: Rep. Donald McEachin Aims To Resurrect Black Cemeteries From Oblivion

The African American Burial Grounds Preservation Act would establish a National Park Service program aimed toward preserving Black cemeteries. 

[Photo credit: Michael Cheuk] DeTeasa Gethers, docent with Beloved Community C-ville, points out names inscribed in the walls of the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Virginia’s Black History: A Virtual Experience 

A local organization seeks to tell the Black history of Charlottesville—one community member at a time.

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Virginia’s Hispanic Population Grew at Record Rates. But The Census Could Still Be Off.

Experts caution the data may still be undercounting the state's Hispanic population. That matters when it comes to policy and public funding.

Rashid: What Is Critical Race Theory? Why Don’t We Ask The Creators?

STAFFORD-After a school board incident in Loudoun County, Qasim looks to the creators of critical race theory to explain what it is and isn't.

A look at the freight station that stood where Orion Anderson was killed in Loudoun County. Photo courtesy of NOVA Parks.
Telling Orion Anderson’s Story: Loudoun NAACP Reflect on Juneteenth

LEESBURG – Every year, Loudoun NAACP President Pastor Michelle Thomas tells the story of Orion Anderson as part of the Juneteenth event.

Where Can You Celebrate Juneteenth in Virginia? Here Are 20 Events.

VIRGINIA BEACH-How do we celebrate? From Thursday through this weekend, there are Juneteenth events going on across Virginia.

This Jan. 26, 1965 file photo shows Mildred Loving and her husband Richard P Loving.  Fifty years after Mildred and Richard Loving’s landmark legal challenge shattered the laws against interracial marriage in the U.S., some couples of different races still talk of facing discrimination, disapproval and sometimes outright hostility from their fellow Americans.  (AP Photo)
‘Loving Day’ Turns 54. Historic Ruling Legalized Interracial Marriage

RICHMOND-Loving Day may not be an official holiday, but it marks a special anniversary. On this day 54 years ago, a Virginia couple made history