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Civil Rights Movement

UR archivists comb through items donated by Wyatt Tee Walker. more

History

A Virginia commission documents the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s time in the commonwealth. more

History

An excerpt from Margaret Edds’ new nonfiction book, the story of a fledgling black attorney at the jumping-off point of a legendary civil rights career alongside other titans of the movement more

Sunday Story

The Rev. James E. Leary recalls his years in the civil rights movement. more

NEWS & FEATURES

For our statues to have meaning, we must teach about the figures they represent. more

NEWS & FEATURES

April 11, VCU's Department of African-American Studies will host three former Black Panthers at a forum about the Black Panther Party's 50-year legacy more

NEWS & FEATURES

Shaped by the Syracuse Eight football boycott, Clarence McGill always plays the game his way. more

Features

When Ruth Tinsley resisted a police officer’s order in 1960, a young journalist captured a moment in Richmond civil rights history. more

Features

The Afrikana Independent Film Festival and Feast RVA event series, Movies & Mimosas, encourages community engagement in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. more

Datebook

In her near-century of life, Jackson has been a writer, editor, activist and tireless freedom fighter. more

Features

The Kaine-Pence debate draws varied reactions as the university community savors its moment in the national spotlight. more

News

Richmond native and acclaimed photographer LeRoy Henderson’s images provoke, inspire and reflect who we really are. more

Sunday Story

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