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Court Rejects Virginia Black-Majority District
The lines of Rep. Bobby Scott's congressional district must be redrawn by April 2015....


Supreme Court Clears the Way for Gay Marriage Expansion
The high court turned down seven appeals to prohibit gay marriage....


Pharrell Williams Added to the Apollo Theater's Board of Directors
Virginia native says he's "excited to help preserve, and expand" the legacy of New York City landma...


Chris Brown Transferred to Virginia Jail
"Love More" singer out of solitary confinement, allowed among general population....


Commentary: Why Virginia’s Justice System Needs an Overhaul
Why Virginia's justice system needs an overhaul....


Virginia's Nonviolent Felons Get Voting Rights Victory
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed an executive order to restore voting to people who have served t...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 31, 1950
Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to play in an NBA game on Oct. 31, 1950....


Virginia's Black Democratic Leaders Think E.W. Jackson Is Ratchet
Black leaders denounce E.W. Jackson's inflammatory rhetoric....


Virginia GOP Pick: Planned Parenthood Has Killed More Blacks Than the KKK
Minister and attorney E.W. Jackson chosen for lieutenant governor's spot on Virginia's GOP ticket....


This Day in Black History: July 10, 1943
Tennis champion Arthur Ashe was born in Richmond, Virginia, on July 10, 1943....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 2, 2012
Gabrielle Douglas won an Olympic gold in women’s gymnastics on Aug. 2, 2012....


Virginia Student Expelled for Election Racial Uproar
Four students are penalized for violating code of conduct at Hampden-Sydney College....


Virginia Gov. Reverses Himself, Weakens Controversial Anti-Abortion Bill
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell reverses himself and calls for a weakened version of a controversial an...


Obama Makes House Call to Virginia Family to Talk Taxes
President Obama campaigns against middle class tax hikes during a visit to a family that can't affo...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 7, 1989
L. Douglas Wilder becomes the first Black governor in the U.S. on Nov. 7, 1989....


NAACP Leader Approves of Virginia’s Voter ID Law Being Cleared
NAACP President Ben Jealous said that the Virginia voter ID law that was pre-cleared by the Departm...


Jefferson's Virginia Estate Highlights Slaves' Stories
New exhibits and a website will showcase histories of the slaves at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello e...


Update: Virginia Tech Gunman Believed to Be Dead
A law enforcement official has announced that the gunman who fled after killing two victims at Virg...


This Day in Black History: March 24, 1912
Civil rights activist Dorothy Height was born in Richmond, Virginia, on March 24, 1912....


New Regulations Threaten Virginia Abortion Clinics
The Virginia Board of Health votes to adopt more strict regulations, but at what cost to the commun...

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