In just the six weeks following the statewide shutdown order, more than 12,324 people filed unemployment claims in our area — 3,918 in Charlottesville, 5,124 in Albemarle County, 943 in Nelson County, 1,309 Fluvanna County and 1,030 in Greene County. Last year, on average, there were about 3,111 people unemployed here, about 2.4% of the area’s 125,055-person workforce, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
May 8, 2020 | Determined Series
Over the next five weeks, we’ll use these Social Determinants of Health as our foundational framework and guideposts to bring you 10 stories of how the COVID-19 crisis has impacted some of our African American communities.
May 7, 2020 | Determined Series
Join us over the next 5 weeks as Charlottesville Tomorrow, journalist Jordy Yager, and Vinegar Hill Magazine embark on a community storytelling project that contextualizes and explores the immediate impacts and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Central Virginia community. This multimodal storytelling project employs art, audio-visual content, and journalism to humanize the pandemic, highlight stories of resilience and struggle, and examine the possibilities of building a stronger and more inclusive social fabric.
Vinegar Hill Magazine is a space that is designed to support and project a more inclusive social narrative, to promote entrepreneurship, and to be a beacon for art, culture, and politics in Central Virginia.
Contributed by Milton Steppe of SteppeMedia Recently, I took a trip by boat with a group of community leaders to visit the wind farm currently under construction by Dominion Energy, just off the coast near Virginia Beach. The wind farm is an amazing engineering and...
Mayor Nikuyah Walker opens up about her agonizing decision to drop out of the city council race — ‘It’s really taken a toll on me.’
Nikuyah Walker kicked off her 2017 campaign at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker had tears in her eyes Wednesday morning while discussing her choice to withdraw from this year’s City Council race. In an...
Cast your nominations HERE Nominations for The People’s Choice | We are Charlottesville | Best In Black Awards are now open. We are so excited to open up the process this year. Use this LINK to nominate your favorite Black business or individual in each category so...
Vinegar Hill merch has partnered with Discover Black C-Ville to provide merch for those who want to celebrate and lift up the experience of Black people in Charlottesville, past, present, and future. Discover Black C-Ville was created to tell modern, historically...
Michael K. Williams attends the Los Angeles Premiere of MGM's "Respect" at Regency Village Theatre on August 08, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. / Photo Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin 'The Wire' Actor Michael K. Williams Found Dead By His Nephew In Brooklyn...
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