Virginia

After Tuesday’s election Republican Winsome Sears has become Virginia’s new lieutenant governor. She ran alongside Republican Glenn Youngkin, who also won and is now the new governor. Sears, who immigrated to the United States from Jamaica as a child, makes history with her win as the first woman to be elected to Virginia’s second-highest elected […]

Exit polling data behind Republican Glenn Youngkin's gubernatorial victory in Virginia paint a vividly pale picture as white women emerged as an electorate force to be reckoned with while Black voter turnout reportedly lagged.

Virginia's own Viola Roberts Lampkin Brown hit the big 1-1-0 on October 4, 2021, making her the first and only supercentenarian to reside in the southern state out of the six in total still living.

The state of Virginia orders to take down the 12-ton Robert E. Lee statue that has been placed in Richmond since 1890. More than a year later, legal matters have been settled to remove the city's largest Confederate monument. 

James Brown, 41, who pleaded guilty to criminal interference with federally protected housing rights based upon the victims' race, was not happy with a Black family organizing a civil rights protest in Virginia. So he burned a cross on their lawn.

Prosecutors dropped the charges against Juanisha Brooks, a Defense Department employee who who was forcibly removed from her car during a March 6 traffic stop in Alexandria, Virginia.

One of officers shown during a violent traffic stop involving Lt. Caron Nazario was fired on Sunday, a day after the Dec. 2020 incident went viral on social media.

Despite being exposed for wearing Blackface in an old photo back in 2019, Northam’s support was highly sought after. He claims that he met with all of the candidates except one who was not interested in his endorsement. 

McClellan, a Democrat serving in the Virginia General Assembly for over 14 years, will be the first Black woman to serve as governor in the United States if she is elected in November.

According to Wikipedia, Sundown towns, also known as sunset towns, gray towns, or sundowner towns, are all-white cities or neighborhoods in the United States that practice a form of racial segregation.