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VP Harris to Visit Hampton U, Wilder Symposium on HBCUs, Arlington Housing Covenant, Lynchburg Police Incident
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Vice President Harris to Travel to Hampton University Thursday
On Thursday, September 14, Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Hampton, VA to kick off her “Fight for Our Freedoms" College Tour with a visit to Hampton University where she will participate in a moderated conversation with Terrence J.
September 28: Wilder Symposium on HBCUs and the Absence of Support
Former Governor L. Douglas Wilder will host an event to address the support gap for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
When: Thurs. Sept 28, 5- 6:30 p.m.
Where: W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Avenue, Richmond, VA 23284
Join 66th Governor of Virginia L. Douglas Wilder for a panel discussion with Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University, Nakeina Douglas-Glenn, director of the Wilder School Research Institute for Social Equity, the Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Jason Miyares, Attorney General of the Commonwealth.
Clockwise from top left: Symposium panelists L. Douglas Wilder, Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, Dr. Nakeina Douglas-Glenn, Dr. Bob Holsworth (moderator), Jason Miyares and the Honorable Roger L. Gregory.
Restrictive Covenant Used to Block Arlington Duplex Also Barred Blacks from Buying or Renting (ArlNow)
Using a restrictive covenant in a 1938 deed, neighbors in the Tara-Leeway Heights neighborhood convinced a developer to build a single-family home instead of a duplex. The home, 1313 N. Harrison Street, is not far from a wall that separated the historically Black neighborhood of Hall’s Hill from single-family-home subdivisions originally built exclusively for white people. In addition to specifying that only one home can be built on the lot, a second provision in the deed bars owners from selling to people who are not white. READ ENTIRE
Videos Show Lynchburg Police Tasing Man on Horseback and Then Running Him Over
WRIC: A federal judge denied a Lynchburg police officer’s effort to throw out a $5 million lawsuit accusing him of excessive force from a man who was tased while on horseback and run over by police during a chase in 2021.
According to court filings, Lynchburg authorities were notified on March 20, 2021, of a man on horseback heading into the city from Amherst County with an outstanding warrant for an alleged protective order violation. READ ENTIRE
NYT: F.D.A. Approves New Covid Shots
A nationwide rollout of the vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna should begin later this week, after the C.D.C. considers guidelines to prepare Americans for this season when infections usually tick upward. READ ENTIRE
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