Virginia

A Virginia judge sentenced five teens, convicted for spray-painting racial slurs on an abandoned building, to read books about diversity. Should the punishment for racial crimes be a trip to the library?

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird have been snatched from bookshelves as a Virginia school district decides whether or not to permanently ban the books.

Richmond, Virginia, bars under fire for posting dress codes that some believe subtly targets Black people. It lists items stereotypically associated with African-American men.

Richmond, Virginia's mayoral race has taken a strange turn days ahead of Election Day.

Authorities arrest five teenage boys for spray painting racist graffiti on an historic Black schoolhouse. However, they declined to charge them with a hate crime or identify their race.

Despite the Obama administration’s mission to alleviate the health insurance market through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” healthcare rates may rise up to nearly 35 percent in some parts of the U.S. for 2017.

The Ashburn Colored School, a historic remnant of education for Black Americans, was vandalized with racist, derogatory messages over the weekend in Northern Virginia.

In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]

Police have not identified the victims, but the Facebook Live stream was uploaded by a T.J. Williams around 9 p.m. on the social media site, and has over 97,000 views.

GOP lawmakers in Virginia are trying to reverse Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s executive order to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 individuals who were formerly incarcerated. Republicans filed a complaint with the Supreme Court of Virginia complaining Gov. McAuliffe overstepped his authority last month when he restored felons’ voting rights. They have also accused McAuliffe of rushing […]

Ryan's mother, Shamise Turk, says that her son was within his rights to take the milk. He participates in the school's free lunch program.

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]