Highlights from 10 years of Vinegar Hill Newsletter/Magazine:

2011: Vinegar Hill Newsletter Founded/ Launched by Eddie Harris.
Vinegar Hill Society Newsletter begins in response to constant and relentless negative cover of the Black community in Charlottesville.

2012: Vinegar Hill Newsletter welcomes Sarad Davenport to the team as Layout Designer
Community leader Sarad Davenport joins the Vinegar Hill team and brings skills he learned from undergrad and his internship with the New York Times.

2012 – 2015: Grassroots Engagement/Audience Building
Vinegar Hill continues to build an audience with engaging content and contributing to community dialogues about issues related to the Charlottesville Black community and beyond.

2015: Added to Special Collections at University of Virginia
Vinegar Hill was approached by the Special Collections Department at the University of Virginia to have the issues archived as permanent historical records.

2015: Moves from Newsletter to Magazine
Vinegar Hill moves from a newsletter to a Magazine.

2018: VHM website is launched
Vinegar Hill began its online presence launching the website www.vinegarhillmagazine.com.

2020: Vinegar Hill Magazine, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and In My Humble Opinion Radio Show form partnership.
VHM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and In My Humble Opinion Radio Show form the Charlottesville Inclusive Media Project. Charlottesville Community Foundation funds project.

2020: Charlottesville Inclusive Media Project receives grant from Google
Vinegar Hill Magazine, in partnership Charlottesville Tomorrow and In My Humble Opinion talk show, receives $150,000 from the Google GNI Innovation Challenge.


Interested in what we're working on next? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and never miss a story.