Richmond protests

Recontextualizing the Lost Cause

Recontextualizing the Lost Cause

Valentine museum founder Edward Valentine was responsible for sculpting multiple Confederate monuments around Richmond. Now the museum he founded hopes to display his statue of Jefferson Davis in order to confront the role Valentine, and Richmond, played in the Lost...

Richmond Now! Supports Richmond’s Future

Richmond Now! Supports Richmond’s Future

Created by local artists Rian L. Moses and Virginia Murphy, Richmond Now! recently released its second downloadable Activity Book filled with illustrations and education about the Black Lives Matter protests in Richmond and beyond.  Richmond Now! began as a way for...

The Face Of A Movement

The Face Of A Movement

Loose Screw Tattoo owner Jesse Smith painted an iconic mural of George Floyd on his boarded-up storefront. Now the tattoo artist is using his work to support local charities.  Since the worldwide Black Lives Matter protests saw an outpouring of support in...

People Of The Protests

People Of The Protests

Over a month after the movement began, Richmonders continue to take to the streets and protest police brutality against the Black community. We spoke to people involved in the protests to find out what motivates them to speak out day after day. The fight against...

Opinion: What Is the RPD Trying to Hide?

Opinion: What Is the RPD Trying to Hide?

"Instead of spending countless millions on a police force that treats their citizens like enemy combatants, the city should be funding social, economic, and mental health programs that actually prevent crime," writes Landon Shroder. Once again the Richmond Police...