Virginia

The student who accused students of holding her down and cutting her dreadlocks has now said that the story is not true. As reported by the Washington Post, the student has recanted her story after meeting with family members and the principal at Immanuel Christian School in Springfield, Virginia. The 12-Year-Old student accused three white […]

A horrible incident involving a sixth-grader at a Northern Virginia Christian school has sparked outrage across the country. Three sixth-grade boys allegedly pinned down a black classmate and cut off some of her dreadlocks while telling her that her hair was “nappy” and “ugly”. Twelve-year-old Amari Allen said the three boys who cut her hair […]

While still a teenager at the Mark Herring recalls a college party in 1980 where he wore blackface.

Virginia governor Ralph Northam is in some serious hot water on Friday afternoon after a medical school yearbook of the Democratic governor shows a photograph of two people, one in blackface and one in a KKK hood and robe. WTKR obtained the photo of the yearbook and it appears in the 1984 yearbook for Eastern […]

The room of Sally Hemings, a slave who had a long-term relationship with Thomas Jefferson, will be excavated at Monticello.

A Virginia judge sentenced five teens, convicted for spray-painting racial slurs on an abandoned building, to read books about diversity. Should the punishment for racial crimes be a trip to the library?

Six people were shot in Chicago on Wednesday during a vigil for a homicide victim.

A Virginia waitress got a shocking note that read "great service, don't tip Black people" on a bill from a White couple she served at a restaurant Saturday.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird have been snatched from bookshelves as a Virginia school district decides whether or not to permanently ban the books.

Richmond Virginia bars under fire for posting dress codes that some believe subtly targets Black people. It lists items stereotypically associated with African-American men.

Richmond, Virginia's mayoral race has taken a strange turn days ahead of Election Day.

The Ashburn Colored School, a historic remnant of education for Black Americans, was vandalized with racist, derogatory messages over the weekend in Northern Virginia.