Virginia

NAACP Threatens Lawsuit If County In Virginia Gives Statue To Pro-Confederacy Groups

The groups are also asking for the “immediate surrounding land.”
09/20/2022

Missy Elliott Gets Virginia Street Named After Her

“This hits my heart differently,” she said.
09/09/2022

Descendants Of James Madison’s Slaves Fight For Equal Power Of Foundation Overseeing His Former Plantation

The descendants accuse the mostly-white foundation board of a ‘power grab.’
04/25/2022

Virginia Lt. Governor Winsome Sears Continues To Comment About Critical Race Theory Even Though It’s Not Being Taught In Her State

She believes it’s part of a bigger issue in the country of segregating ourselves in divisive ways.
01/18/2022

Black Man In Sentenced To More Than 1,800 Years Receives Conditional Pardon From Virginia Gov.

Civil rights activists say Lawrence Stevens was handed down a racially biased sentence by his trial’s judge.
01/05/2022

Watch: Virginia Removes 12-Ton Robert E. Lee Confederate Monument

The statue was erected in 1890.
09/08/2021

Seven Black Men Executed for Rape in 1951 Pardoned in Virginia

None had a lawyer present at interrogation
09/02/2021

Va. Black Man Wounded 10 Times By Deputy Who Mistook His Phone For Gun

Isaiah Brown is in intensive care after the shooting.
04/26/2021

Justin Fairfax Accuses Former Virginia Governor Of Treating Him Like George Floyd And Emmett Till

He slams McAuliffe for his reaction to accusations.
04/08/2021