Both grief and determination hung over a rally yesterday outside the Virginia State Capitol to support the family of a man killed by a Portsmouth police officer.
RICHMOND CITY COUNCIL TAKES A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
At a time when the eyes of the country and much of the world is focused on Virginia and its sorry history of racial oppression, Richmond City Council took a step this evening in the right direction: it voted to rename the street known as The Boulevard to honor Richmond’s native son Arthur Ashe.
YES, GOV. NORTHAM, SHOULD RESIGN – BUT HE’S NOT THE ONLY PROBLEM
An editorial by Virginia Defender editor Phil Wilayto on Ralph Northam’s history of racism and the deeper problems this reveals about Virginia’s Democratic Party.
IN WAKE OF RACIST PHOTO SCANDAL, CALLS FOR VA. GOVERNOR TO RESIGN INTENSIFY
Braving unusually cold weather, more than 30 community members gathered this morning outside the Governor’s Mansion for a quickly called protest demanding Ralph Northam resign his position as the Commonwealth’s chief executive officer after being exposed as a racist.