In 1950, the City of Richmond hired its first African American firefighters; they were members of Engine Company Number 9.
The bell hung and rang at the original 1749 Chesterfield Courthouse.
The Richmond Police Museum includes 150 years worth of memorabilia from the department.
Members of the Wolf Creek Cherokee Tribe drum to keep their history alive.
Virginia Randolph was an African American educator in Henrico in the late 1800’s.
This monument will be the first of its kind at any state capitol in the United States.
Most Virginians don’t know about the African-Americans who were elected to serve in state government in the years shortly after the Civil Wa…
Barbara Waller Nealy was in the crowd on August 28, 1963 for the March on Washington.
While much of the history of the Underground Railroad is well known, detailed and original artifacts from its participants are rare.
From Minnesota to Louisiana, spanning more than 2,000 miles long, it’s the nation’s longest river with a history much deeper than the water …
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In the heart of Church Hill, the roots of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church go back to the 1930’s, when the redemptorist fathers started the C…
When you walk through the Valentine you get a small taste of Black American experience right here in Richmond.
The university in D.C. is now making amends with those slave descendants in Louisiana.
Gravel hill is a place where dozens of slaves found freedom.
The world came to know him as ‘Blind Tom,’ a piano and music prodigy.