2018 Freedom Classic this weekend

The 23rd Freedom Classic Festival gets underway this week with family friendly activities celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Personality: Rev. Tyler C. Millner Sr.

It is not enough to cite the dream if you are not going to live the dream. These are the words and belief of the Rev. Tyler C. Millner Sr., pastor of Morning Star Holy Church in Martinsville. He is ...

Oprah for president?

That’s the buzz since the 63-year-old media mogul stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night with her speech accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

Sterling K. Brown makes history with Golden Globe Award

Actor Sterling K. Brown made history Sunday night when he won the Golden Globe trophy for best actor in a dramatic television series, “This Is Us.”

49th Annual NAACP Image Awards slated for Jan.15

Final preparations are underway for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, which will air in a live, two-hour television special on Monday, Jan. 15, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Getting fit in the new year

It’s common for people to make resolutions for the new year to eat healthier and work out. Millions of people find themselves unsatisfied with their excess body weight or sluggish physical condition at the turn of the calendar. The start ...

Northam inauguration set for Jan.13

The inauguration of Virginia’s 73rd governor, Democrat Ralph S. Northam, is free and open to the public. He will be sworn in at noon Saturday, Jan. 13, at an outdoor ceremony in Capitol Square.

Rep. McEachin to speak at VUU’s 40th Community Leaders Breakfast

Congressman A. Donald McEachin will be the keynote speaker at Virginia Union University’s 40th Annual Community Leaders Breakfast honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Oprah sells majority control of her OWN network

Oprah Winfrey has sold control of her 6-year-old cable network for $70 million.

Personality: Lamont Bagby

Delegate Lamont Bagby takes his work seriously.

New Year’s Eve celebration at Main Street Station

Richmonders can ring in the new year at “Le Masque 007 NYE Celebration,” a New Year’s Eve bash at the newly renovated Main Street Station and the glass-enclosed train shed in Shockoe Bottom. The dress-up party, which will have a ...

Personality: Pam Mines

Helping people in the special needs community is a labor of love for Pam Mines. “I am not the advocacy voice for the special needs community. I am simply a voice,” says the Chesterfield County resident.

Cherished holiday memories

‘Pass me the pickle, please’

27th Annual Capital City Kwanzaa Festival set for Dec. 30

Professor Griff, a member of the award-winning hip-hop group Public Enemy, will be the main speaker at the 2017 Capital City Kwanzaa Festival on Saturday, Dec. 30.

Tribute unveiled to women’s advocate, international AKA president

While the nation debates the preservation or removal of Confederate monuments, the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority are erecting monuments to honor the selfless contributions of their sisters.