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.
BRANCH EXHIBIT SHOWCASES ART AS SOCIAL PROTEST
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.
SOLIDARITY WITH THE MAPPING PROJECT AND BOSTON BDS
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.
PRISONERS LIVES MATTER
A two-part report from Hassan Raashann Shabazz on the intolerable conditions of COVID quarantine at Dillwyn Correctional Center.
Statement on the Murder of Palestinian Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli Forces
Statement regarding the May 11 murder of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
SPRING 2022 ISSUE
The Spring 2022 edition of The Virginia Defender was published on April 21st, 2022. Click here for the full PDF.
UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: LIBERATION DAY AND MORE!
The March 28, 2022 issue of the Updates and Announcements newsletter.