Stories tagged: "Social Justice"

Members of Virginia's BLM 757 and the Virginia Black Panthers Marched Monday
‘We’re Not The Opposite’ : Some BLM Groups Support Gun Rights on Lobby Day

RICHMOND-It’s called Lobby Day, but very few people actually met with lawmakers in person on Monday.

Houseless Residents Say They Were Evicted in Richmond
Houseless Residents Say They Were Evicted Without Warning in Richmond

RICHMOND-On New Years Eve, houseless residents in Richmond were told they had to leave the shelter the next morning.

Compassion Not Just a Slogan
Compassion through Action: For Rashid, It’s More Than a Campaign Slogan

STAFFORD- Human rights lawyer Rashid serves his community through his actions.

Rough looking man sitting on bench, bundled up, sleeping.
Richmond Council Asks Shelters to Protect Homeless Trans Residents

RICHMOND-Transgender teens are afraid to use Richmond’s homeless shelters.

An image of George Floyd is projected onto the base of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Richmond Council Puts Monument Avenue Plan on Hold

RICHMOND-Richmond resident Doug Allen lives one block from Monument Avenue.

Advocates say the local shelter service provider isn't meeting the needs of the houseless population.
Transgender Homeless People Struggle to Find Shelter in Richmond. This Bill Would Help.

RICHMOND- Virginia’s housing crisis is spinning out of control.

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.