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Exhibit focusing on the enslaved at Monticello to open Jan. 18 at Black History Museum

An exhibit exploring the lives of the enslaved community at Monticello and owned by Thomas Jefferson is opening Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia in Jackson Ward.

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Beauty and brains

Miss America shows Carver students how royalty and science mix

Wearing a white lab coat adorned with sequins, goggles and a sparkling crown, newly crowned Miss America Camille Schrier demonstrated mad science as she mesmerized an excited and cheering group of Carver Elementary School fourth-graders Wednesday at the Science Museum of Virginia.

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Richmond School Board elects new officers

The Richmond School Board has two former educators leading the board for 2020.

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McEachin, Wexton call for replacement of Lee statue in U.S. Capitol

Two Virginia congressional representatives are calling for the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee to be replaced in the U.S. Capitol by a Virginian of color who has dedicated his or her life to fighting for equality.

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As new George Mason Elementary takes shape, questions raised about old building

Cityscape: Slices of life and scenes in Richmond

What should happen to the old George Mason Elementary School building? That’s the big question as a new $38.4 million George Mason Elementary building is being constructed on the grounds in the East End.

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VUU acquires motel property for expansion project

Virginia Union University has purchased a nearby motel property in undertaking its first expansion in more than 40 years.

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School Board makes no change to North Side attendance zones

The Richmond School Board voted 6-3 Monday to reject a plan to modify school attendance zones in North Side.

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Close vote expected on pairing North Side elementary schools

A close vote is expected on whether to pair elementary schools in North Side with majority-black and majority-white student populations.

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School Board adopts new rezoning plan without pairing schools

After more than five hours and some heated discussions, the Richmond School Board voted 5-4 on Monday to accept a rezoning plan that would redraw school attendance boundaries in all parts of Richmond, along with other recommendations.

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New 'RVA Illuminates' to kick off holiday season Dec. 6 at Kanawha Plaza

It’s the most wonderful and magical time of the year, as dazzling and brightly colored displays and holiday festivities take over the city.

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