Contributed by Bria Williams In Black vernacular, the phrase “How You?” is used as a greeting, a colloquialism, and a genuine inquiry. To Daniel...
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Contributed by Khalilah Jones | All photography credit: Jenaé D. Harrington Recently, my sister was telling me about some frustrations she has been...
A Charlottesville mental health services agency helps holistically heal the minds, bodies and spirits of Black, Latinx, and underprivileged women,...
Jan 27, 2021 | Health and Wellness
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.
Download the Black Restaurant Checklist. Share with your friends that you have supported every Black restaurant in Charlottesville before the summer ends.
Former Charlottesville, Vice Mayor, Wes Bellamy, who is an avid runner and leader in the Black running culture decided to make sure that Charlottesville was accounted for in solidarity with Ahmaud and his family.
We took some time to reminisce about life as children growing up in Charlottesville. She reached deep down and said exasperatingly, “Sarad, I got it out the mud. You gotta go get it. I try not to ever let the sun beat me up.” She gave a testament to her grind and the hard work it takes to accomplish so much, seemingly so fast. “I couldn’t have done it without my mom. She wouldn’t let me give up on my dreams. I do miss the nursing field, but this is my calling. This is where I am supposed to be.”
Ebony Jade Hilton, MD, Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb (Emergency Medicine Physician at UVA), community member Mr. Alex-Zan (Humanitarian, Author), and 2020 Ezra Jack Keats award winning illustrator, Ashleigh Corrin, created a COVID-19 resource that they hope will be useful for our community. In the link below, you will find a guide of how to prepare your home, prevent spread of the virus, and detect its symptoms.
Apr 17, 2020 | Health and Wellness
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In this new series of Webcasts, Sarad ‘Speaks’ Davenport will interview different guests on a series of topics to include business, health, and art. In this particular Webcast, Sarad talks to Yolanda Rush of YRUSH Tech Group. Sarad and Yolanda engage in a conversation about business responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of business beyond the pandemic.
Our subjects will cover least traveled places, best countries to travel to for people of color, safest cities to travel for women, and traveling on a budget and more!
On June 22, 2018, Justin Reid (far left), Virginia Humanities’ director of African American Programs and co-creator of #UnmaskingCville, and Samantha Willis (far right), journalist and co-creator of #UnmaskingCville and #UnmaskingRVA, pictured with the series’ panelists (from left): Niya Bates, public historian of African-American Life at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, student activist Zyahna Bryant, Mayor Nikuyah Walker, and journalist Jordy Yager. Photo Credit: Pat Jarrett, Virginia Humanities
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.
By Sarad Davenport | Photo by Phil Provencio For many of us, when we think of Rochester, New York, we think of it as the home of Kodak (not that one), Xerox, and of course Wegmans. Yet for folks like comedian Chris Alan, it is also known for being a very divided...
Charlottesville Planning Commission unanimously approves Comprehensive Plan update after nearly five years of work; now it goes to City Council for a hearing
One major component of Charlottesville's Comprehensive Plan update is creating more, and more affordable, housing of many types throughout the city, including quadplexes, like this one on the corner of Second St. NW and Hedge St. Charlottesville Planning Commission...
By Sarad Davenport | Photos by Eze Amos Dr. Andrea Douglas describes herself as an art historian specializing in works of the African Diaspora. Anchored in a deep modesty she said, “I took the thing that I loved most in my life and made it my life.” The child of...
Pharrell / Photo Credit: David Buchan / Stringer Pharrell Pulls His Music Fest From Virginia, Cites Upset Over Cousin's Fatal Shooting Donovan Lynch, Pharrell's cousin, was fatally shot by police in March. Pharrell Williams is displeased with Virginia Beach...
This historic building now for sale in Court Square was once the site of Charlottesville’s slave auction block. The listing does not include that fact.
On a hot and hazy afternoon smack dab in the middle of September, Jalane Schmidt stood on a brick sidewalk in Court Square, her gaze cast downward. “These are so fresh,” she said with delight, gesturing with open palms at more than half a dozen vases of fresh...
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