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The Black Minds Matter Project promotes dialogue about race and mental health. Read more

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ICA at VCU screens a film about Sandra Bland, an African-American woman who died in jail three days after being arrested in 2015. Read more

Stage & Screen

A pro-Confederate-heritage group that demonstrated on Monument Avenue on Saturday was met by a large gathering of counter-protesters who marched from the Maggie Walker statue to Stuart Circle. Read more

News

Black Minds Matter events at VCU seek to promote discussion, education, empowerment and healing for people of color affected by racism. Read more

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Some of Richmond's most brilliant minds converged at the second portion of the Unmasking series and examined how race filters into many aspects of the city's past and present. Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

On Monday, 13 of the 30 protesters were arrested after refusing to step off of Interstate 95 during a Black Lives Matter demonstration Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

Richmonders want a physical site that recognizes the city’s long overlooked role in the domestic slave trade and its implications. But when and where will they finally receive it? Read more

Features

Much of the criticism of black student activism at VCU misses the point Read more

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In the era of #BlackLivesMatter, Richmond’s Police Department and its Young Adult Police Commission seek mutual understanding. Read more

Sunday Story

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. Read more

News

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. Read more

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

Education

In a changed city and media climate, The Richmond Free Press moves into a future without founder Ray Boone Read more

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