The front page of the Autumn 2021 edition of the Virginia Defender.

The Autumn 2021 issue of the Virginia Defender was published on October 25, 2021. Click here to find a full PDF. This post is a work in progress.

In this issue:

The housing crisis & Richmond’s declining Black population

Regional & National News

Study: Police killings in U.S. are grossly undercounted

Tiny hands in cuffs

Community News

The significance of Princess Blanding’s run for governor: A Defender analysis

White supremacists deface murals, spread hate leaflets in Richmond area

COVID-19 SHOTS: why you need them, where to get them

Defenders in the News

Autumn 2021: Defenders in the News

No Hay Fronteras en la Lucha de Los Obreros

La Milpa: More than a restaurant, more than a market

Our Working Lives

Bakery workers win strike vs. giant snack company!

Fort Lee, Pickett barbers strike, say NO to pay cuts!

Cops, Courts & Prisons

Jermaine Doss gets 2nd annual parole hearing

VAPJN newsletter now reaching more than 1,200 prisoners

Prisoner Essays now on Defender website

Reclaiming Our Sacred Ground

Will the Black community benefit from the memorialization of Shockoe Bottom?

19th annual Gabriel Gathering: Reclaiming Sacred Spaces

Whatever happened to the ‘Slave Trail’ Commission’?

In Our Opinion

In Our Opinion: It’s past time to Dump the Dems

Gov. Northam: It’s time to pardon Sergio Gray

You talkin’ to me?

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor: Re: Jermaine Doss

Letters to the editor: A call to action on housing

Letters to the editor: Neither rich nor famous

International & Antiwar News

Tensions grow in Lebanon after attack on Hezbollah supporters

Why are they telling us to be afraid of China?

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