Personality: Brandy W. Stoney
The Robinson Theater Community Arts Center is a Church Hill institution that opened in 1937 as the first theater for African-Americans in the area. After closing in the 1980s, it reopened as an event space for children and adults in ...
Personality: Lok Lam
Lok Lam’s passion for a community’s welfare is clear from her work with the Neighborhood Resource Center of Greater Fulton since she became board president last October.
Personality: Anthony Bryant
As Richmond’s growth spurt continues to attract new businesses and residents, Anthony Bryant wants to guarantee that the community’s interests aren’t left behind.
Personality: Jake Rowell
In 2020, Jake Rowell found inspiration to help an underserved part of the Richmond community.
Personality: Coleman Wortham III
Through decades of change and evolution, Coleman Wortham III has been a steadfast part of Richmond’s child care community.
Personality: Sonja Branch-Wilson
Sonja Branch-Wilson’s interest in learning about community and the importance of preserving one’s history began as a child.
Personality: Beatrice Squire
As a retired federal worker, Beatrice Squire currently volunteers for several organizations in which a guiding hand is needed to handle deliberations for assemblies throughout the state.
Personality: Sharon Parham Blount
Sharon Parham Blount is bringing a new kind of peace to Richmond’s hungriest residents.
Personality: Ryan Andrew Dickinson
“Shocked, and overwhelmingly crippled.” That was the reaction of Ryan Andrew Dickinson, aka Bianca Blake Starr, to his victory in the 2023 Miss Gay United States Pageant last Sunday. As the 18th drag performer to win the title, Mr. Dickinson’s ...
Personality: Shirley H. Scarborough
For the past two years Shirley H. Scarborough has worked, in her own words, to create “Beauty for Ashe,” through her organization Cry Loud, Spare Not, Speak Up.
Personality: Margaret Rose ‘Meg’ Medina
Amid ongoing campaigns against certain kinds of literature in the United States, Margaret Rose “Meg” Medina has been given a new platform and new responsibility to champion the value of the written word.
Personality: Alma W. Hughes
Despite a few years of unexpected turbulence, Alma W. Hughes has led and sustained a Richmond-based musical group while forging deep connections among its members and the community.
Personality: Alexander L. Taylor Jr.
In 2022, retired Army Col. Alexander L. Taylor Jr. committed himself to a different kind of military service. A trial attorney, Mr. Taylor joined Richmond’s Military Retirees Club during its 50th anniversary celebration in June.
Personality: Scottessa A. Hurte
Scottessa A. Hurte has been a source of aid and guidance for Virginia’s small, women and minority-owned businesses during years of struggle.
Personality: Zenobia Cardwell
Zenobia Cardwell says she always has been active and involved in the community, so much so that she won the School Spirit Award her senior year as a student in the International Baccalaureate Program at Thomas Jefferson High School.