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Virginia Union University ends its agreement to partner in a business development center at a long-vacant North Side bank building, while the city determines the project is in default. Read more


"If you can mock us, you can legislate and govern against us and nobody will care," the Rev. Al Sharpton says in addressing Virginia's blackface controversy. Read more


Standout players who are making noise in the local college basketball scene Read more


An app connects impaired drivers with rides at Virginia Tech, Reynolds names its first female president, VUU Panthers tip off at Duke University. Read more

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Richmond’s Hartshorn Memorial College pioneered an atmosphere of higher learning that prepared black women for a lifetime of leadership. Read more


Rodney Lofton strives to diversify Diversity Richmond and bring the organization into the 21st century. Read more


A brewery is proposed for an old car wash on Brookland Park Boulevard, and developers of the long-vacant bank building present plans. Read more


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


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


These programs for high schoolers offer a taste of college life. Read more


A community roundtable explores MLK's legacy, a wine and food spectacular takes over Main Street Station, Comicon descends on Richmond Raceway and more for the week ahead. Read more

The Freedom Classic isn’t just a game, although the annual meeting of men’s basketball rivals Virginia Union University and Virginia State University is the big draw. Read more


Consultants and community participants gathered in Manchester on Saturday to focus on how to tell the story of the Lumpkin’s Slave Jail/Devil’s Half Acre site in Shockoe Bottom. Read more


Richmond-area college students could sway this year's gubernatorial election — if they make it to the polls. Read more


Public and college libraries protect troves of rarities. Read more


A new leader steps in to usher Virginia Union University into the next chapter of its existence. Read more

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The Thornton Dial exhibition at Virginia Union University’s Museum galleries highlights an impressive African art collection. Read more


Developer LaMar Dixon details plans for a co-working and business accelerator space in a long-vacant commercial building on Brookland Park Boulevard. Read more


Makola M. Abdullah talks about spirituality, his Muslim upbringing and the path that led him to Virginia State University. Read more


Speakers at the "Lumpkin's Jail Site Project" hearing called for a broader scope for memorializing Shockoe Bottom's slave trade history. Read more


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