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GROUNDS: Black Tales from the Ivory Tower

GROUNDS: Black Tales from the Ivory Tower

“I wanted to humanize black professors because there is a stigma within the black community that because someone Black has a Ph.D., then they’re not down and not in touch with their people anymore. That is not necessarily the case,” said Scott-Jones.

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Deeper than Music: Dreams of Fatherhood and Fame

Deeper than Music: Dreams of Fatherhood and Fame

Many people know hip-hop artist LeeBangah for his music and his social media presence, but few may know him as a person and a father. Bangah said, “I want people to know that I am a strong father first. I am a guy from Charlottesville that puts my life and passion into my music.”

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Charlottesville Inclusive Media Project

Charlottesville Inclusive Media Project

Vinegar Hill Magazine, an independent African American-owned for profit publishing company; In My Humble Opinion Talk Show, an African American female-owned digital production company and talk radio show; and Charlottesville Tomorrow, an INN member nonprofit public service newsroom have come together to for the Charlottesville Inclusive Media Project.

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Vinegar Hill Magazine Joins Sponsors for the Black Business Expo

Vinegar Hill Magazine Joins Sponsors for the Black Business Expo

Vinegar Hill Magazine Joins Sponsors for the Black Business Expo. WTJU 91.1 FM and Lifeview Marketing present the fourth annual Charlottesville-Albemarle Black Business Expo – Saturday, September 26, virtually.

The Black Business Expo supports and celebrates local black-owned businesses. It is a FREE event designed to celebrate and encourage the success of black-owned businesses locally and beyond.

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Back to Love: A Slap In the Face of Hatred

Back to Love: A Slap In the Face of Hatred

As Black Lives Matter and other social movements continue to lift up the humanity of all people, Nathaniel Star is right there in the mix with Eros. “In every movement, there is the soundtrack to the movement,” says Star. Appropriately, in the face of hatred, the soundtrack that Star is providing to this movement is love—Eros.

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Business,Community Development

A Letter to my Younger Self

by Quinton Harrell Before my wife and I were married, before we were even dating, I would often marvel over her recurring references to her parents in our conversations about life, love, and learning. I was quite fascinated with the hyperbole, which it seemed to be...

Mayor Nikuyah Walker

Community Development,Politics

Blue Skies: Mayor Nikuyah Walker in Her Own Words

With this as the backdrop, we talked for three hours about equity, partnerships, governing style, and much more in a conversation that could have continued all day, if not interrupted by a family emergency. I hope to continue our discussion and present it here at another time. As always Mayor Walker was candid and fearless with her responses and insights. What comes through in our discussion is that she remains a champion of the under-represented as she is willing to force conversations that some deem difficult.

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