Posted inGovernment and public institutions

Charlottesville Clergy Collective unpacks difficult conversations

Race is frequently analyzed in politics, education, medical care, and judicial processes. However, race and religion are two topics that are not often discussed in the same sentence.  On Sunday, the Charlottesville Clergy Collective held a Livestream and panel entitled “Difficult Conversations: Religion and Race,” a follow-up to the 2019 series “Conversations on Reconciliation.”  Anthea […]

Posted inFrom the newsroom

Charlottesville Inclusive Media launches web show ‘Black Truths/White Truths’

This week, the Charlottesville Inclusive Media project debuted the first episode of its web show, “Black Truths/White Truths.”  The show, hosted by Giles Morris, of Charlottesville Tomorrow, and Troy “Razor” Robinson, of In My Humble Opinion radio show, aims to highlight cultural conversations and equity-focused initiatives. The discussions will plainly illuminate how and why Black […]

Posted inRace and equity, Work/Life

High on the Hog: Charlottesville Native Surprises Community with Feature in Netflix Documentary

In late May Netflix released a limited series entitled High on the Hog. The series explores African American culinary history and its influence on modern day food. As the docuseries gained popularity, Charlottesville area residents were surprised to see a familiar face: Niya Bates. Bates, who worked at Monticello as the Director of African American […]