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Maggie Walker

A North side neighborhood arose as an enclave for successful African-Americans. more

Mar 22, 2017 10:50 AM Special Addresses

A playful take on some of the absurd happenings around Richmond in 2016 more

Dec 27, 2016 9:15 AM , Features

An old house helps tell Jackson Ward’s new story. more

Dec 5, 2016 8:30 AM Features

This year, we've shared several aspects of Jackson Ward's rich history; in this video, some of the neighborhood's leaders show how they're bridging its past with its present — and future. more

Nov 28, 2016 8:30 AM Features 2 Comments

Work on a statue honoring trailblazer Maggie Walker gets underway downtown. more

Sep 29, 2016 6:10 PM News

The Ward's revival: One of Richmond’s oldest neighborhoods is once again getting the respect it deserves more

May 18, 2016 2:04 PM NEWS & FEATURES

"Mercy Street" actor L. Scott Caldwell cleans up historic African-American graveyard Evergreen Cemetery and searches out a special story. more

May 9, 2016 1:44 PM Arts

Can one epic public art project rid RVA of all of its demons? more

Apr 25, 2016 1:23 PM NEWS & FEATURES

Public spaces, like all public investments, are an answer to the questions that help define a city: What do you value, and why? more

Apr 3, 2016 8:30 AM Sunday Story

The city will unveil on Saturday morning an initial conceptual plan for the Maggie Walker memorial monument and plaza that does not include the live oak tree at the Jackson Ward site. more

Feb 19, 2016 11:30 AM News 1 Comments

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

Feb 16, 2016 12:01 PM

A standing room only crowd of more than 250 showed up to the Richmond Public Library Tuesday night to have a say in the design of a memorial for African-American businesswoman Maggie Walker. more

Jan 12, 2016 9:00 PM News 1 Comments

An online petition with about 800 signatures is asking Richmond City Council and the city’s planning commission to spare an oak tree at the triangular site, bounded by West Broad, Brook Road and North Adams. more

Nov 30, 2015 3:45 PM News 1 Comments

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Jay Paul Photo; Dining room courtesy Kent-Valentine House

We invited just a few of the people who have shared their gifts with the city to our turkey feast. more

Nov 16, 2015 11:07 AM NEWS & FEATURES

Reconstruction in Richmond advanced political and educational changes for blacks through the 1890s, but many of those gains evaporated as the federal government looked the other way more

Nov 9, 2015 12:39 PM Features

17-year-old Maggie Walker student Devon Bortz was among 24 people named this week to Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Council on Youth Entrepreneurship. more

Sep 29, 2015 10:00 PM Education

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

Report: Region's African-American public school students punished disproportionately more

Aug 25, 2015 5:45 PM Education

A small group of Richmond teens builds its own monument to Maggie L. Walker more

Jul 12, 2015 6:00 AM Sunday Story

A suggestion from Mayor Jones piqued our interest in which historical figures - and which of our current history-makers - Richmonders would honor with a Monument Avenue statue. more

Jul 1, 2015 1:00 PM News

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