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The city says their homes are unsafe; they say the city just wants them out. more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 PM Sunday Story

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

Efforts to rid the state of the ‘mentally defective’ through sterilization came at a high human cost more

May 4, 2016 9:43 AM Features

Halfway through the 2016 Virginia General Assembly session, we revisit 10 bills we were tracking at its inception more

Feb 16, 2016 10:00 AM News

A report released Wednesday by staff of the Legal Aid Justice Center contends Virginia lawmakers should overhaul state policies outlining how public school systems handle student discipline. more

Jan 7, 2016 3:15 PM Education

Virginia’s school-to-jail pipeline has some local school districts and police departments rethinking the way they do business. more

Oct 23, 2015 12:22 PM Education

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the legalization of same-sex marriage in Virginia. Since Oct. 6, 2014, how many of the state’s same-sex couples have said ‘I do’? more

Oct 6, 2015 12:20 PM News

On John Marshall's 260th birthday, we reflect on the life and legacy of Richmond's forgotten star who changed the course of American history more

Sep 24, 2015 10:11 AM NEWS & FEATURES

Twenty-one years after the discovery of an old medical school well filled with the bones of men, women and children — most of them African-American — a descendant community grapples with how to right a wrong. more

Sep 8, 2015 3:01 PM Features 1 Comments

$8.35 million lawsuit filed over Church Hill revitalization project more

Sep 1, 2015 5:00 PM News

New legislation took effect in Virginia on July 1. Look and learn. more

Jul 9, 2015 2:50 PM NEWS & FEATURES

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