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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

Could New Plans Reduce Virginia’s Black Maternal Mortality Rate?

RICHMOND-How do we reduce Virginia's black maternal mortality rate? A number of plans on the state and federal level could help.

Rashid: Systemic Racism And Police Brutality Go Hand in Hand

STAFFORD-Police brutality is linked to systemic racism, Qasim says. In order to solve the problems, we have to address both.