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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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Studio Sessions with LeeBangah

Studio Sessions with LeeBangah

In an effort to support music artists who cannot perform durning the COVID-19 pandemic, Vinegar Hill Magazine has created Studio Sessions. We encourage fans to support these artists and to enjoy the music. We will likely continue Studio Sessions even after the pandemic but wanted to make sure we are doing our part to support artists because we believe that Art + Business = Freedom.

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Tanesha Hudson Documentary: A Legacy Unbroken Now Available On-Demand

Tanesha Hudson Documentary: A Legacy Unbroken Now Available On-Demand

Now Available On-Demand: A Legacy Unbroken neither “whitewashes” the black experience in Charlottesville by viewing it from a white perspective nor focuses on its difficult and negative aspects: instead, through interviews with community leaders and ordinary residents and a wealth of archival photographs (from The Tribune in UVA Special Collections and family histories), it richly celebrates the many positive, resilient, and outstanding aspects of business, religious, family, and leisure-time life in Charlottesville’s African American community. It shows how the black community achieved success despite all the obstacles that Southern racism placed in their path.

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Raising the Bar: The Chris Newman Show

Raising the Bar: The Chris Newman Show

Chris went through much of what many young black males go through when the educational environment is not responsive to their needs and realities. “I didn’t want anyone to know that I was smart. It took me my whole life to figure out that I’m a fool, but I ain’t no dummy. Never have been.”  The truth is that throughout his entire educational career, Chris believes that his genius was never tapped into, at least at school.

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