Richmond

Decades after Brown decision, Virginia is still grappling with school segregation

BY: - August 26, 2019

Jenny Aghomo was excited about the new teachers and friends her daughter would meet if the majority-black school she attended in Richmond merged with a nearby majority-white school as part of a plan to increase the diversity of both student bodies. Then Aghomo heard what some parents from that majority-white school, Fox Elementary, were saying […]

Va. senator calls rape victims ‘naive’ and critics ‘trolls’

BY: - July 5, 2019

State Sen. Amanda Chase, R-Midlothian, posted a Fourth of July video on her Facebook page to respond to critics, who have called her out over comments made earlier this week about rape. During an online back-and-forth with a constituent on Facebook, Chase had written that people who are “naive and unprepared end up raped.” The […]