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Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022
We’re bringing more people into local news with our partners in Charlottesville Inclusive Media, Vinegar Hill Magazine and the In My Humble Opinion radio show. For your Saturday recap, here are stories from First Person Charlottesville in 2022.
Also be sure to subscribe to In My Humble Opinion’s podcast, with its new First Person segments. Here’s more about the pilot they launched in 2022, which features Katrina Spencer.
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Mithrellas Curtis, incarcerated at the Fluvanna Correctional Center, makes ‘magic out of thin air’ — no matter where she celebrates the holidays.
He used to sneak to the back of the library to learn about who he was — now this trans advocate has his own book
Charley Burton didn’t know what “trans” meant until his 50s, and he wants young people to find their voices sooner than he did.
Charlottesville Inclusive Media has reached our first year-end goal of $10,000 with support of the Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band. Our next goal is $35,000 to keep paying writers, visual artists, producers and storytellers fairly for their work, while building out new podcast episodes and events, and strengthening the capacity of a diverse media ecosystem.
A beauty specialist and advocate says it’s time for Charlottesville to add ‘accessible’ to its historic character.
Here’s what Chef Antwon Brinson wants you to know about finding your focus.
In Charlottesville’s ‘summer of hate,’ a Chinese American pastor found his place in the struggle for civil rights
Michael Cheuk didn’t know how we would respond to the Unite the Right rally — until he reconsidered his own family history and his faith.
What does it mean to be Black in the Charlottesville Police Department? A former detective remembers the KKK rally of 2017 — and what it means when law enforcement tries to recruit minority officers.
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