On WTJU’s Soundboard this week, Charlotte, Elliott, and Giles talk with host Eliza Wilson about the online threat that closed Charlottesville City Schools, how educators supported students while schools were closed, and the demand from Charlottesville High School’s Black Students Union that the school system address racism comprehensively. Listen to the show here.
A week after Charlottesville City Schools closed as a result of online threats to African-American and Hispanic students and the arrest of a 17 year old who is now facing felony and misdemeanor charges, Charlottesville High School’s Black Student Union led a walkout to support racial justice and equity. Participants urged city schools to address […]
With school closed due to an online threat, Charlottesville City Schools employees came together Friday morning to march through neighborhoods and provide lunch at Westhaven Recreation Center. “It was kind of an organic thing. We didn’t have a plan past that, really,” said Charlottesville High School Principal Eric Irizarry. “We started to tweet things out […]
A building near the Downtown Mall that has served many purposes since it was erected in the 1950s once was on the verge of demolition, but a proposed distillery has taken a step toward breathing new life into 201 W. Water St. The site, formerly the Clock Shop of Virginia, was purchased by Black Bear […]