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

Richie Pope hopes his illustration will pull the renowned civil rights leader out of the pages of history and into our present lives. more

Jan 18, 2016 1:59 PM Arts

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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

The Fifth Annual Virginia Commonwealth University Southern Film Festival shows the tangled interrelations of its musical heritage and its presentation in film. more

Sep 10, 2015 5:25 PM Arts

Scholar, activist, author to kick off VCU speaker series more

Sep 2, 2015 2:30 PM Education

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