Complicated Education History

In  1970, in order to satisfy a federal mandate to desegregate Richmond Public Schools, Judge Robert Merhige, Jr. ordered the implementation of a busing...

Virginia War Memorial Launches Veterans Day Essay Contest for Students

The Virginia War Memorial is seeking student entries for its first Veterans Day Essay Contest.The contest is open to all middle and high school...

Gridiron Glory Scores Big for the Entire Family

 Reviewed by Peggy KeoghIf you’re are a football fan, you won’t want to miss Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of...

Virginia in the Veepstakes

As the first, largest, and wealthiest English colony in the New World, Virginia has a rich political history reaching back to our nation’s founding.Four...

Row, Row, Row the Boat

The oldest private club in Richmond was founded in 1876 by seven men with one six-person boat. With the addition of a coxswain in the...

Say Yes to Museums! Kids Can Handle Culture

Before you had children, did you ever fantasize about all the wonderful, enriching activities you would do together?Perhaps you had aspirations of tending a...

It Was a History-Making Hurricane

On August 17, 1969, a rare category 5 hurricane hit Mississippi and tracked north as it weakened into a tropical depression. Hurricane Camille, however, took...

Historic Daddy and Daughter Dance

The first African American governor in United States history, L. Douglas Wilder was born in Richmond’s Church Hill district in 1931. There, he was...

Peace Center Names Ram Bhagat 2016 Peacemaker of the Year

The Richmond Peace Education Center has announced it will recognize Ram Bhagat, Ed.D., as the 2016 Peacemaker of the Year. A longtime educator and community...

What Does Memorial Day Truly Mean? Attend Virginia War Memorial’s Ceremony

The 60th Annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be held Monday, May 30 at ten o’clock at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.Speakers will include...