Stories tagged: "Racial Justice"

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

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.

Mayor Stoney Addresses Protesters in the Summer of 2020
Stoney Says He’ll Focus on Racial Equality in Second Term

RICHMOND- While 2020 is long gone, the problems that happened have bled into 2021.

VMI Needs a New Superintendent
How Do You Stop Racism? First, You Have to Recognize It, State Official Tells VMI Board.

LEXINGTON-Two months ago, several Black Virginia Military Institution cadets came forward.

Travon Brown, on a megaphone, leads a Black Lives Matter rally.
Richmond Organizations Raise $1M for New Racial Justice Fund

RICHMOND — Several organizations in Virginia’s capital city have partnered to raise $1 million.

The Virginia Museum of History and Culture wants to highlight untold stories from Black history. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.
This Virginia Museum Wants to Help Build a Better Future

RICHMOND- Richmond plays a very important role in Virginia's Black history.