black history

Richmond city managers from 1978 to 2004 coped with power struggles, crime and economic woes. more

Oct 21, 2016 9:00 AM History

The founders of Black History Month meet in Richmond from Oct. 5-9 and honor its sites of African-American history. more

Oct 3, 2016 2:38 PM Datebook

One of the nation’s preeminent black history scholars, the granddaughter of a slave, shares details about her family’s Richmond roots. more

Sep 21, 2016 9:00 AM Datebook

The Cauldron of Jackson Ward Series (Part 2 of 3): As Richmond’s most prominent black lodge, the Eggleston Hotel was a refuge for African-American travelers. Now, a new Jackson Ward development will ensure that its legacy lives on. more

Aug 29, 2016 10:25 AM Features

The Cauldron of Jackson Ward Series (Part 1 of 3): From his father’s storefront, civil rights activist James E. Jackson Jr. saw the plight of exploited black workers and his community’s stand against racism — both touchstones for his life’s work. more

Jun 28, 2016 12:46 PM Features

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