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Civil Rights Movement

Veteran civil rights activist Theresa Ann Walker will discuss women's unique contributions to the movement in a panel discussion Oct. 26. Read more

News

New historical markers in Richmond highlight civil rights leader Dorothy Height. Read more

Sunday Story

Theresa Walker’s legacy of quiet activism represents the critical role women played in the civil rights movement. Read more

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Exhibitions at the University of Richmond’s campuses and 1708 Gallery explore desegregation and the thread of African-American history. Read more

Sunday Story

University of Richmond celebrates the life and legacy of the Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker in an Oct. 22 symposium. Read more

History

The work of father and son artists Jerome and Jeromyah Jones transcends aesthetics. Read more

Sunday Story

UR archivists comb through items donated by Wyatt Tee Walker. Read more

History

A Virginia commission documents the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s time in the commonwealth. Read more

History

An excerpt from Margaret Edds’ new nonfiction book, the story of a fledgling black attorney at the jumping-off point of a legendary civil rights career alongside other titans of the movement Read more

Sunday Story

The Rev. James E. Leary recalls his years in the civil rights movement. Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

For our statues to have meaning, we must teach about the figures they represent. Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

April 11, VCU's Department of African-American Studies will host three former Black Panthers at a forum about the Black Panther Party's 50-year legacy Read more

NEWS & FEATURES

Shaped by the Syracuse Eight football boycott, Clarence McGill always plays the game his way. Read more

Features

When Ruth Tinsley resisted a police officer’s order in 1960, a young journalist captured a moment in Richmond civil rights history. Read more

Features

The Afrikana Independent Film Festival and Feast RVA event series, Movies & Mimosas, encourages community engagement in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. Read more

Datebook

In her near-century of life, Jackson has been a writer, editor, activist and tireless freedom fighter. Read more

Features

The Kaine-Pence debate draws varied reactions as the university community savors its moment in the national spotlight. Read more

News

Richmond native and acclaimed photographer LeRoy Henderson’s images provoke, inspire and reflect who we really are. Read more

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