In 1624, the newly born William Tucker was baptized in the Anglican Church in Jamestown. What made the event special is that he was the first child of African descent documented as born in the English colony that became the ...
Motown tunes and African and Caribbean rhythms will highlight the 28th Annual Down Home Family Reunion this weekend. The free celebration of African-American folk life and culture will take place 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Abner Clay ...
JMI is offering a discount on the purchase of general admission tickets for the 2019 Richmond Jazz Festival after an early evening thunderstorm caused the festival to be canceled last Sunday.
Women from around the country converged on Richmond this week for the 62nd National Convention of The Drifters Inc., a national women’s civic and service organization started in 1954 that now has more than 600 members in 35 chapters in ...
An estimated 3,500 people from at least 19 African countries now call the Richmond area home. They want to raise awareness of the cultural richness they are adding to the community.
Three independent disc jockeys will host their third annual community party from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at St. Joseph’s Villa, 8000 Brook Road.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called the return of African relics to their origin “a top priority” of his administration.
Saturday was supposed to be Annie Giles Day in Whitcomb Court. ... But the Aug. 4 event that organizers called “a day of love” will not be held. Nor are their plans to hold it in the fall.
Hair products used primarily by African-American women and children contain a host of hazardous chemicals, a new study shows.
Historical researcher, author and curator Elvatrice Belsches will talk about the lives and travails of free African-Americans in Richmond and Petersburg during a presentation at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, ...
Smithfield Foods is closing the last smokehouse that creates the genuine Smithfield ham — the signature product of a Virginia town of 8,300 people.
More than a hundred people took to the cobblestone streets of Jackson Ward last Saturday to celebrate the life and accomplishments of the late Richmond businesswoman and icon Maggie L. Walker.
The Brookland Park Community Celebration returns this weekend.
The historic home of President James Madison is winning national recognition for telling the story of enslaved people who once lived at the Orange County property.
A flotilla of lighted boats will parade down the James River this weekend.