Personality: Sylvia Clute

When former trial attorney Sylvia Clute read the book “A Course in Miracles” in 1987, her concept of justice shifted.

‘Walk Through Fire’

For four days and three nights in mid-August, Sheila Crump Johnson, cofounder of Black Entertainment Television and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, hosted hundreds of guests at her 340-acre Salamander Resort and Spa near Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

Richmond International Film Festival returns

Filmmaking and musical guests from around the world will be in Richmond for the 12th Annual Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF). The six-day festival will kick off on Tuesday, Sept. 26, with film premieres, live music performances, panel discussions and ...

Personality: Alycia Wright

Alycia and Steven Wright began homeschooling their children about a decade ago. While their two eldest daughters attended Richmond Montessori School — Alexandra until the fourth grade and Jordan for kindergarten — their younger daughters, Kennedy and Stevie, have always ...

Sacrifice for success

Willie Starlings, 50, became a sports parent when his son, Joel Starlings, played flag football as a 4-year-old at Hotchkiss Field Community Center in Richmond.

Ornithologist and wildlife ecologist J. Drew Lanham to address racism and the great outdoors

McArthur Fellow J. Drew Lanham, an ornithologist and wildlife ecology professor at Clemson University, will deliver VCU Libraries’ 2023 Social Justice Lecture to discuss “Coloring the Conservation Conversation.”

The renaissance wasn’t just a concert tour, by Errin Haines

We have just witnessed the Summer of the Black Woman.

Passing the ball

Milton S. Bell Jr., 53, began playing basketball at age 7 in the Randolph Community in Richmond’s West End where he grew up. At the time, he didn’t realize that basketball would lead to him becoming fluent in Spanish and ...

Gary Flowers takes his show national

Beginning this Sunday, radio listeners can tune in again to “The Gary Flowers Show.”

Personality: Angela Kelly-Wiecek

It’s easy to tell Angela Kelly- Wiecek loves the Richmond region. The Hanover County resident was born in Petersburg and lived for a time in Chesterfield as a teen. She also has served as the Chickahominy District Representative on the ...

Filmmaker finds his passion while fighting for his life

Nile Price uncovered his passion for film from a hospital bed.

Middle Peninsula genealogy group to host virtual talk ‘Tracing Our Ancestors’

Historian and genealogist Karice Luck-Brimmer will discuss “Tracing Our Ancestors’ Footprints” and how Black people can reclaim their heritage during a virtual meeting of the Middle Peninsula African- American Genealogical and Historical Society on Saturday at 11 a.m.

UR presents African Film Weekend

Mati Diop was initially disappointed when she, by reading a news article, discovered that she was the first Black female filmmaker in the Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious competi- tion in its 72-year history.

Artist talks coming to 2 local museums

Visitors to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) have until Sept. 10 to see two exhibitions that share a connection to Richmond before they come to an end — “Benjamin Wigfall and Communications Village” and “Whitfield Lovell: Passages.”

Afrikana Film Festival returns next week

The Afrikana Independent Film Festival returns Sept. 14-17 with more than 50 films, workshops and panel discussions.