Donuts with Dad, an annual gathering at Richmond’s Barack Obama Elementary School, is a time when dads, big brothers, uncles, grandfathers or father figures participate in activities designed to bridge generations and learning. Antoine Parker, left, joins his daughter, Zaria Parker, 9, and Bravette Johnson, joins his daughter, Shaliya Johnson, 10, for all the fun.
Members of the news media recently toured William Fox Elementary School more than a year after a late-night fire started in the Fan District school’s roof on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022. Hard hats were required to walk the charred, water-damaged halls of the school on Feb. 22. Built in 1911, school officials estimate it will take at least two years to rebuild and reopen the beloved Hanover Avenue neighborhood school.
Fourteen days after Summer Fuller, 31, was murdered in the 4200 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, allegedly by her boyfriend, Novita Fuller spoke at the vigil for her niece. Ms. Fuller’s mother, Yvette Fuller, is shown consoling her sister.
Charles Willis read Bible passages at the vigil in Ms. Fuller’s memory.
Magnolia flowers in North Side
Glen Lea Elementary School Principal James Gordon III reads “Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia” during the African-American Family Read-In at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on Feb. 25.
Maya Walters of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, shows youngsters a counting exercise during the reading event at the museum.