PFAC exhibition on contemporary African American art opens in January

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s exhibit, “Looking Both Ways,” will explore the works of contemporary African American artists and the cultural influences that shape their art.

Seven steps for addressing "bag lady syndrome"

Nearly half of all American women, no matter their background, share a fear of losing their financial independence.

Just married: Towanda Hickman and Solomon Darden

Towanda Hickman and Solomon Darden are pleased to announce their marriage, which took place November 29, 2014 at the Hampton Convention Center in Hampton, Virginia.

Washington Navy Yard warehoused artifacts arrive in Richmond

NHHC officials say the artifact relocation is a massive undertaking that demands the entire team of curators focus its time and energy on the move.

VSU launches presidential search committee

Ever dreamt of being a university president? Well, here your chance to dust off your resume, full of achievement, and ship it off to Virginia State University.

Coping with grief during the holiday season

For thousands grieving the loss of a loved one, the holiday season can be an emotional minefield.

How to find your online match

New research suggests that online dating is succeeding at making better relationships.

ART 180 starts new tradition celebrating local artists

After a 10-year run, ART 180 will not host their annual silent auction and good karma fundraiser, Art Karma. Acknowledging the costs of putting on that event and the demands on staff time to do so, ART 180 is focusing ...

Angel Trees help kids this holiday season

Everyone knows that many families struggle throughout the year and it's especially hard during the holiday season. Many parents want to give their kids a gift but they can't. An Angel Tree could help.

Positive co-parenting exchanges among African American mothers and fathers

Black parents are showing positive results in the ability to co-parent.

Tips for moms struggling to balance their personal and professional lives

Working mothers are struggling to balance work and home but there may be a remedy to the problem.

Kecoughtan High gets STEM program

Kecoughtan High School was approved by the Virginia Department of Education to launch an Architecture and Applied Arts Governor’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy and the Hampton School Board.

Adjustments sure to take place as college tuition in Virginia rises

Tuition has jumped by 5.2 percent on average at public four-year colleges and universities and by 4.6 percent at community colleges, according to data released by the State Council on Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

College students continue the fight for voting rights in Virginia

Virginia is one of only four states that permanently takes a citizen’s right to vote away upon being convicted of a felony. As a result of Virginia denying the right to vote to people with felony convictions, the state currently ...

RPS joins pledge to improve achievement among young men of color

RPS School Superintendent Dr. Dana T. Bedden: “We are and will continue to be committed to monitoring the progress of our males of color, and will work to develop early warning systems that will allow us to activate the interventions ...