“It’s never really been a Charlottesville that I feel safe in, or even one that I feel is not really embedded in racism,” said Myra Anderson. “On that day, it just so happened to rear its ugly head.”
Albemarle went all online with applications for no-cost preschool — and not enough people applied.
“This is not about preserving or erasing history it is about acknowledging it.” said Charlottesville parent Laura Sirgany. “I can tell you that the Black and Brown youth of this community suffer the trauma of the legacy of the people whose names are borne out on this library system.”
Set to launch in the coming weeks, The Drop allows parents who have extra breast milk to share it with parents and babies in need.
“Breastfeeding is not free,” said Dr. Irène Mathieu, a Charlottesville pediatrician. She said that low-income parents and those who don’t get parental leave or space at work to pump breast milk are having the most difficult time.
As of May, only 67 students were enrolled in CCS Virtual, Katina Otey, the district’s chief academic officer, said. The number of students interested in continuing online next year is lower still — only 15.
Seventh-grader Christopher Early, who marched with classmates Friday, said he is afraid. As a Black kid, the shootings left him worried about the chances of a similar tragedy happening again, possibly to him.
Vic Garber, deputy director of Parks and Recreation, says he hasn’t seen a staff shortage this severe in his 10 years at the department.
Virginia legislators prepare to battle over abortion rights.
For many, having a “birth sister” can make a big difference for their health and well-being while pregnant and giving birth.