I’m hoping that this becomes a movement because our HBCU’s matter and I don’t want any of them shutting down! I want them all to thrive.
Charlottesville’s Alliance for Black Male Achievement is playing a quiet but critical role in celebrating and creating opportunity for young black men and boys, and is seeing a real impact in the lives of young people and the institutions they interact with. However, many people in Charlottesville are still unaware of the Alliance and its work. This series will explore the Alliance’s history, its initiatives, and what lies ahead.
Feb 20, 2019 | Education
What I notice very early as we are having this conversation is that what people may not necessarily see on the surface is that Wes is deeply rooted in his faith and in his family. “My family means the most to me.” But Wes even wants to extend that idea of family beyond those he is related to. He says, “When I say family, I mean more than blood relatives. I mean big brothers, sisters, aunties, and uncles. God has sent people in my life to help me and to guide me, and I wouldn’t be the person I am without them.”
Nov 6, 2018 | Education
Teaching critical thinking will also be a large part of the educational component in the future. Again, critical thinking is taught today, but primarily as part of other assignments. Not as an independent subject. Future residents, workers, leaders will need to be critical thinkers in order to thrive and be productive citizens.
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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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