The Richmond Police Department announced a student brought a loaded gun to Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School on Tuesday, following reports of a gun on school property.
AMC Theatres issues apology, talks with Barber, will meet next week in Greenville after he was forced to leave over chair
AMC Theatres has issued a statement of apology and will meet with Bishop William J. Barber II after he was escorted out of its Greenville theater when he was not allowed to use his own chair to watch a movie, according to WNCT 9 television in Greenville, N.C.
Mati Diop was initially disappointed when she, by reading a news article, discovered that she was the first Black female filmmaker in the Cannes Film Festival’s prestigious competi- tion in its 72-year history.
The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension and Henrico County Master Gardeners will offer activities and events throughout June to celebrate pollinators and promote the vital role they play in healthy ecosystems.
Michael Jordan’s ‘Last Dance’ shoes sold for millions
Sotheby’s auction house announced April 11 that a pair of Air Jordans worn by Michael Jordan during his final championship run with the Chicago Bulls has sold at auction for $2.2 million, surpassing the record for the most valuable sneakers ever sold, reports CBS News.
Civil rights leader John Lewis to be featured on postage stamp
Civil rights giant and former U.S. Rep. John Lewis, who spent decades fighting for racial justice, will be honored with a postage stamp in 2023. The U.S. Postal Service recently announced that the John Lewis stamp “celebrates the life and legacy” of the leader from Georgia, who risked his life protesting against segregation and other injustices in the violent Jim Crow-era South.
Media mogul ByronAllen just became the first African-American to pay $100 million for a home in the United States.
Thomas C. Williams’ name has been removed from the University of Richmond’s school of law, following a vote by the university’s board of trustees last week and as part of a larger effort to disassociate the legacy of slavery and racism from the campus.
A Petersburg Police officer was acquitted on Aug. 4 of misdemeanor assault charges for using a taser twice last October on a resident who allegedly walked around the city openly carrying firearms.
Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the White House announced, underscoring the persistence of the highly contagious virus even as the United States eases restrictions in a bid to return to pre-pandemic normalcy.