L. Douglas Wilder

Mayoral candidate Jon Baliles, a City Council member who worked under former and current mayors L. Douglas Wilder and Dwight C. Jones, says, “We need somebody down at City Hall with experience and judgment to get the city turned around.” more

Aug 26, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

A standing-room-only crowd crammed into Virginia Union University's Coburn Hall for a first look at a dozen candidates in the early field for the city's mayoral election. Read our five takeaways. more

Apr 7, 2016 11:30 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Doug Wilder

courtesy of L. Douglas Wilder

Former Governor and Richmond Mayor L. Douglas Wilder will host a forum for potential and declared mayoral candidates in early April. more

Mar 17, 2016 3:45 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

From Sourcebook 2016: Moments in Richmond’s history that pushed the region forward more

Feb 16, 2016 12:01 PM

Doug Wilder

courtesy of L. Douglas Wilder

Amid rumors that he is mulling a mayoral run in 2016, former gov. and mayor L. Douglas Wilder penned a blistering, blustering guest column in Sunday’s Richmond Times-Dispatch. Here are our five takeaways. more

Feb 8, 2016 1:00 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

New initiative honors Rosa Parks, local African-American barrier breakers for Black History Month more

Feb 8, 2016 10:03 AM

Whispers of a L. Douglas Wilder bid in the city's 2016 mayoral election prove too intriguing to ignore. more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

The election to succeed Mayor Dwight C. Jones is a year from now. Is it too soon to start speculating on who might replace him? Of course not. more

Nov 3, 2015 10:40 AM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments

Doug Wilder

courtesy of L. Douglas Wilder

Ahead of a VCU and VUU-hosted symposium on race, the former Governor weighs in on the Black Lives Matter movement, his plans for a national slavery museum, and the city's 2016 mayoral race. more

Oct 15, 2015 2:30 AM News

Who (or what) Richmond magazine readers want added to Richmond’s most recognizable street more

Sep 28, 2015 11:19 AM NEWS & FEATURES 2 Comments

The interracial, intergenerational effort to preserve a neighborhood’s stories – and build a new community. more

Sep 27, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

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