by Sarad Davenport Photos by Eze Amos Lisa Woolfork and her ‘Stitch Please’ podcast has gained more than 110,000 downloads and is a show that...
Jan 18, 2021 | Entertainment
“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.
Nov 23, 2020 | Entertainment
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.”
Oct 17, 2020 | Entertainment
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.
Oct 12, 2020 | Entertainment
Lola Flash is a New York-based photographer whose exhibit titled, “SALT” captures images of women over seventy who are still active in their fields. This exhibit will be featured at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center on October 17th, 2020.
Sep 23, 2020 | Entertainment
Vinegar Hill caught up with media partner Charles Lewis from ‘In My Humble Opinion’ radio show to discuss the launch of their new website. Check out a short Q&A here about why they made the change.
VAFF Announces Shift to Virtual Format for 202033rd Annual VAFF will be Held October 21-25 and Feature a Diverse Slate of Digital Screenings and a Series Of Conversations with Leading Artists from Throughout Industry.
Sep 18, 2020 | Entertainment
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.
Sep 2, 2020 | Entertainment
On Muvas who was recently featured on our partner ‘In My Humble Opinion’ radio show joins the lineup of podcasts on the Vinegar Hill Podcast Network. These two moms are bringing you their unfiltered opinions. All truth, no sugar coating… On muvas. Click the arrow above to check out their podcast!
Aug 21, 2020 | Entertainment
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.
Community Commentary/Opinion: For Black people in Charlottesville, fixing broken systems is life or death
Life for many people in America, particularly Black people, is not living at all; rather, it is survival at best in a system that is fractured and failing. Furthermore, the recent pandemic and social unrest are clear indicators that our social systems are, well, broken.
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.
A Charlottesville mental health services agency helps holistically heal the minds, bodies and spirits of Black, Latinx, and underprivileged women, as other groups offer mental health support to local people of color. By Samantha Willis | Photos by Lorenzo Dickerson...
by Sarad Davenport Photos by Eze Amos Lisa Woolfork and her ‘Stitch Please’ podcast has gained more than 110,000 downloads and is a show that “supports, celebrates, and inspires Black women sewists around the world.” Dr. Woolfork says that although, “I didn't start...
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...
As the American economy prepares for a boom in the Cannabis/Hemp/Marijuana market, there remains uncertainty about how people of color and Black people, in particular, will be integrated as owners in the burgeoning market.
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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