United Parents Against Lead and the Virginia Environmental Justice Coalition have opened a new community center, the Community Resiliency Hub, in the Heights neighborhood of Petersburg.
The Virginia Defender
Established in 2005 as The Richmond Defender, The Virginia Defender is a free community newspaper, published quarterly for the Virginia Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality. Print distribution is currently 12,000 and statewide. The online publication launched in Summer 2020.
If you’re one of those people who think museums have to be boring, you need to drop by the Branch Museum and check out its new exhibit, (RE)FRAMING PROTEST – design + hope, featuring 89 photographs that document the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests.
Our statement in solidarity with The Mapping Project and the members of Boston BDS, who face attack for opposing the occupation of Palestine and its intersection with Western imperialism.
A two-part report from Hassan Raashann Shabazz on the intolerable conditions of COVID quarantine at Dillwyn Correctional Center.
Statement regarding the May 11 murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
The Spring 2022 edition of The Virginia Defender was published on April 21st, 2022. Click here for the full PDF.
The March 28, 2022 issue of the Updates and Announcements newsletter.