Does the word “racism” contribute to conversation? Or is it so politically charged and divisive that it causes people to tune you out?
Unlike the Republican National Committee (RNC), our national party apparatus, most of the 50 state party committees are stuck in the 1960s when it comes to the black community.
Exactly how did The Washington Informer, a black- and woman-owned newspaper and a member of the National Newspaper Association (NNPA), snag a conversation with Bill Cosby, most sought-after interview subject in the nation?
Let’s be honest about this situation: Michael Brown was no angel and had he not stolen those cigars, we would not be having this conversation. But liberals like Al Sharpton, Michael Dyson, and the membership of the Congressional Black Caucus ...
Seven of Virginia’s Community Colleges will receive direct incentives totaling $500,000 for student completion of credentials identified regionally as high-demand by business and industry.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System has broke ground on the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children pediatric psychiatric facility that will provide increased access to clinical care for children from across the state.The new state-of-the-art pediatric behavioral health center will ...
Gas prices are continuing to drop across the country to the lowest levels seen in the past four years.
Reps. Bobby Scott, John Conyers and Hank Johnson sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder raising questions on the role the Department of Justice (DOJ) plays in the training, monitoring controlling SWAT officers.
A South Carolina mother was insane when she drove her three children into the ocean and therefore not guilty of child abuse, a Florida judge determined Friday.
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2014 would provide a series of incentives and resources designed to encourage states and local communities to advance a continuum of proven strategies to combat addiction.
Henrico County Del. Joseph D Morrissey (D) has been sentenced to 12 months in jail, with six months suspends after he entered an Alford plead to a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Civil rights leader and political icon Marion Barry recently died and barely after he had taken his last breath, the media was besmirching his reputation.
December 16-20 the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Maggie Walker’s death.
Olde Towne Portsmouth's 17th Annual Olde Towne Holiday Music Festival will feature performances by Mike DeMoss, Eric Taylor, Elmo Lawrence, Fire & Ice, Total Arts, Tim Nolan, the Colonial Singers of Williamsburg and local school choirs.
Peabody Middle School students are taking a stand against bullying