Photographing history: Richmond native Lawrence Jackson returns home with book about his years as President Obama's official White House photographer
Photojournalist Lawrence Jackson had covered national and international news events for the Associated Press for eight years. But he could feel that something was different when he rushed to Washington’s Lafayette Park on Election Night 2008. A spontaneous celebration of ...
Born enslaved, Bass Reeves rose to become a legendary U.S. deputy marshal who helped tame the Wild West, giving rise to speculation that he served as the model for the fictional white Lone Ranger.
It’s the most wonderful and magical time of the year, as dazzling and brightly colored displays and holiday festivities take over the city.
Six teachers with Richmond Public Schools have been recognized with 2019 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence totaling more than $64,000.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama is slated to speak in March at the Richmond Forum.
Soul Santa is returning to the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and again on Saturday, Dec. 14.
The holiday season has begun. Thanksgiving, a time for family, friends and fellowship, is upon us. But it can also be a stressful and lonely time for many. Several Richmond area organizations are helping by providing free Thanksgiving dinners to ...
C.J. Sailor was on the campaign trail with Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie in 2017 when they made a campaign stop at Southern Kitchen restaurant. That’s when the statewide director of coalitions for the Gillespie campaign spied Chelsea Simms, who ...
Virginia born and internationally acclaimed vocalist René Marie will perform as part of the Richmond Jazz Society’s Guest Educators Concert Series on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Capitol Ale House Downtown Music Hall, 623 E. Main St.
Fans of African-American history will be offered an all-day feast of information about Shockoe Bottom on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Library of Virginia, 800 E. Broad St.
Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the United States, and he came out of the Civil War a wealthy man.
LaQuan Smith is all about the champagne lifestyle — bubbly, luxurious and, especially when it comes to the women’s clothes he creates, sexy.
“Voices from Richmond’s Hidden Epidemic,” a docudrama based on the oral histories of people living with HIV/AIDS, will be presented at noon Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Richmond Triangle Players’ Robert B. Moss Theatre, 1300 Altamont Ave.
An outspoken human rights lawyer is calling for European and U.S. institutions to return treasures taken from subjugated peoples by “conquerors or colonial masters.”
From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, emergency room visits and hospital admissions for acute illnesses tend to spike. While the holidays are a joyous time when friends and family gather to celebrate the season, there can be significant health dangers ...