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In A Racist Attack, The Virginia County GOP Suggests That Representatives Ocasio-Cortez And Omar Work For The Taliban.
Racism

The Arlington County Republican Committee in Virginia suggested that two Democratic congresswomen of color retire and work as lobbyists for the Taliban in a racist tweet that was promptly ratioed in…

'Done With Lost Causes,' The Search For A Confederate Time Capsule Concludes.
Robert E. Lee

Workers dismantling the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Virginia, called off their search this week for a 134-year-old time capsule said to be buried at the statue's base. “After a couple of long…

Crews Look For A Confederate Statue's 1887 Time Capsule.
George Floyd

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Work crews were still searching Thursday morning for a time capsule they believed was buried inside the pedestal beneath a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that stood o…

The 12-ton Statue Of Robert E. Lee In Virginia Has Been Decommissioned.
Virginia

The Commonwealth of Virginia demolished the massive statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that had stood over Richmond's main thoroughfares since 1890 on Wednesday. Crowds gathered to see the 12…

The Republican Candidate For Governor Of Virginia Has Refused To Say Whether He Would Sign A Texas-style Abortion Ban.
Elections

Glenn Youngkin, the Republican candidate for governor of Virginia in 2021, has promised Republican voters that if he becomes the state's next governor, he will go "on offense" to restrict abortion r…

Someone Just Played A Hilarious "Simpsons" Joke On A Virginia School Board
The Simpsons

The 33rd season of "The Simpsons" does not premiere until September 26, but members of a Virginia school board got a sneak peek from a group of pranksters inadvertently. Most of the names listed to…

African American Headstones Moved To Memorial Garden After Being Used For Erosion Control
Virginia

KING GEORGE, Va. (AP) — Dozens of headstones from the nation's capital's historic African American cemetery are being relocated to a memorial garden in Maryland after being used as erosion control…

The Statue Of Robert E. Lee, Which Inspired The Now-famous White Supremacist Rally, Has Finally Been Removed.
Charlottesville

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Confederate monument that contributed to a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been removed from its stone pedestal. The removal of the…

Saturday, Confederate Monuments Will Be Removed From Charlottesville.
White Supremacists

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville has announced that a Confederate monument that sparked a violent white supremacist rally will be demolished on Saturday. The equestrian st…

Mike Pence Privately Praised A White House Official Who 'unloaded' On Trump During The Charlottesville Protests: Book
Mike Pence

According to a new book, former Vice President Mike Pence privately praised a White House official after he "unloaded" on Donald Trump for his controversial remarks about the deadly "Unite the Right…

The Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Cases Involving White Nationalist Rallies In Virginia.
Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the convictions of two men who took part in a violent white supremacist rally in Virginia in 2017 as members of a white supremacist group. The Suprem…

After Becoming Trapped In A Factory Ceiling, A Virginia Bear Was Rescued.
Virginia

Wildlife will always be free, unless and until restrictions restrict their freedom. According to state wildlife officials, on June 4, a bear became trapped in the ceiling of a western Virginia man…