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State NAACP president dismissed, listening tour stopped in shake-up

The president of the Virginia State Conference NAACP was abruptly dismissed and the civil rights group’s statewide “Listening Tour” has ...

VUU Panthers gearing up for a successful season

Football Coach Alvin Parker’s maiden season at Virginia Union University was a rousing success. The Panthers went 8-2, outscored the ...

Personality: Vilma T. Seymour

Strength is the key to Vilma Seymour’s life. Ms. Seymour is president of the Richmond Region League of United Latin ...

First 400 years

In August 1619, more than 20 Africans landed at Point Comfort, the present-day Fort Monroe in Hampton. According to the ...

Democratic hopefuls seek support from young black faith leaders

Three Democratic presidential hopefuls fielded questions from black church leaders last week, bouncing between politics and prayer as they vied ...

Acclaimed writer Paule Marshall, professor emeritus at VCU, dies at 90

Writer Paule Marshall, an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who in books such as “Daughters” and “Brown Girl, Brownstones” drew upon ...