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Health and Wellness
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
No matter what background or ethnicity we belong to, hair, or the lack of it, is a part of our appearance. It’s an integral piece of how we present ourselves, helping define our personality without us having to say a word. When our hair is not accepted or when it’s deemed “bad hair” we can start to think that maybe there is something bad about who we are. Maybe we aren’t pretty or beautiful because our hair doesn’t look like the women in the magazines we read or movies we see. Maybe we’ll draw too much of the wrong sort of attention or look unprofessional if we opt for a bolder haircut, locs, or a voluminous twist-out.
Now more than ever, people are turning to alternative wellness and fitness strategies to manage stress, cope with mental health issues, and deal with chronic medical conditions. Within the African-American community, many of these issues are compounded by stigma, limited access to resources, and systemic injustices. Recent data collected by the US Department of Health and Human Services suggests that African-Americans are 20% more likely to report serious psychological distress than their white counterparts.
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Amidst a period of uncertainty at Charlottesville High School, Dr. Gurley, a representative of Charlottesville City Schools, has announced the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Leatherwood as the interim leader of the school. This decision comes following the resignation...
Charlottesville, VA – On Thursday, November 9th, Vinegar Hill Magazine and In My Humble Opinion Talk Show hosted a vibrant discussion on housing, redevelopment, and real estate in Charlottesville, bringing together more than 75 community members, experts, and...
Let's talk about a topic that's always been a silent current buzzing in the beauty and fashion world – the policing of Black and curvy women's style choices in the workplace. It's 2023, and it's high time we say goodbye to these outdated standards and embrace the...
The Virginia Film Festival is set to host a media availability for the Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay, known for her acclaimed works such as "Selma" and "The 13th". This event will take place in advance of the U.S. premiere of her latest film, "Origin". The...
Interview by S. Davenport | Photos by Eze Amos After a years-long saga, the removal of Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue has reached a new phase. In 2021, the Charlottesville City Council agreed to donate the statue to the Jefferson School African American...
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