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Donald Glover, also known as the rapper Childish Gambino, has long supplemented his rap career with writing for television. Last seen as half of the fan-favorite comedy duo “Troy & Abed” on NBC’s Community, it’s been a while since he’s graced our TV screens. This past weekend, however, the first episode of Gambino’s own show, […]

Celebrities have led the shift of Twitter - from the website you use to write out random thoughts, to an app for product promotion, addressing scandals, and tweeting long streams of consciousness that are over 140 characters long.

Washington’s Birthday, known today as Presidents Day, began as a federal holiday to honor George Washington’s birthday, the first president of the United States of America. The federal holiday was implemented by an Act of Congress in 1879 for government offices in Washington, DC and then expanded to all federal offices in 1885. The federal […]

The 23rd President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was the first female elected president. Johnson was born in October 23, 1938 in Monrovia, Liberia. Before serving in government, Johnson was schooled in Madison Business College, Harvard University, University of Colorado and Wisconsin with Bachelors degree’s in Economics and Accounting and a Master’s in Public Adminstration. We […]

Happy Birthday to L. Douglas Wilder! Wilder was elected the first African-American governor in the United States of America, leading the commonwealth of Virginia from 1990 to 1994. Wilder was born in Richmond, Virginia and attended Richmond public schools. He is currently a professor of government at the L.Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs on the campus of Virginia […]

Your vote is your voice, your right and your power. A “no” vote from you is a “yes” vote for the candidate you don’t want in office. Learn about your voter rights and responsibility at Miss Community’s Next  Voter Empowerment and Restoration of Rights Rallies. Brought to you by the Rolling for Freedom Project. The […]

4th annual Anthem Moonlight Ride, untimed, family-friendly bike ride under the moon, Saturday, August 4, vendor village, walk up registration and packet pick up 6pm, Anthem Moonlight Ride 8pm post party 9pm, all riders are required to have a helmet & front and rear light, entry fee adults $35, children 8-14 $15, online registration closes […]

On this date in 1964, Sidney Poitier became the first African American actor to win an Academy award for Best actor. He won the Oscar for his role as a construction worker who built a church for nuns in “Lilies of the Field” Sidney Poitier was born on February 20, 1924 in Miami, Florida while his […]

First Lady Maureen McDonnell is planning a year long celebration for the Executive Mansion’s 200th Anniversary with special events, exhibits and programs. If  you know former descendants of former “First Family” or of someone who worked in the Mansion,  they are looking for you to be a part of the Anniversary.  Get more details at www.executivemansion.virginia.gov […]

First African Baptist Church, Dr. Rodney D. Waller and the Church Family celebrates its 231st Anniversary Sunday, Novermber 6 at 11am, The church is located at 2700 Hanes Avenue. Desiree Roots performs with the Choir and Special Honorees are Maggie Ingram & Ingramettes, Sgt. Carol Adams, Richmond Police Department and Antoinette Essa of  Radio One/KISS […]

George and Cindy Anthony are breaking their silence for the first time since their daughter Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder charges in the death of little Caylee Anthony — and they are giving the interview to Dr. Phil. “Cindy and George have suffered a horrific loss with the untimely death of their granddaughter Caylee, […]

Less than a week after news broke that Pia Toscano signed a recording contract with American Idol mentor Jimmy Iovine’s Interscope Records, the Idol finalist’s first single has dropped. Her debut single, “This Time,” is an acoustic guitar- and beat-driven track written by Esther Dean, who also wrote Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” and “What’s My Name.” […]