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Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me. John Stokes grew up in the Jim Crow South.  He attended Robert Russa Moton High School in […]

Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me. The newly renovated Virginia Attorney General’s Office has been renamed the Barbara Johns State building. The building […]

Barbara Johns, a sixteen year old student, staged a strike at Robert Russa Moton High School because of its deplorable conditions. One student John Stokes assisted Johns in the effort in 1951. He shares his story with me.  Text “Kiss” To 23845 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates […]

Former Republican US Senator John Warner who represented Virginia is endorsing current Democrat US Senator Mark Warner, 59, for re-election. Warner, 86, tells “Politico” he’s chosen the other Warner, who is a Democrat, over the GOP candidate Ed Gillespie because he knows Mark Warner much better and because Gillespie has never served in a legislative body. John […]

Speaker of the House, John Boehner explains his point of view on how there will  not be  no more tax hikes in order to deal with the country’s debt.  Below is a video in full detail of the Republican and his opinion of President Obama’s plan. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about […]

    The United States 112th Congress is on holiday break for at least a few days. Members in the Senate and House of Representatives will return to discuss the nation’s looming debt and how to fix it. Will both sides agree to allowing some of the Bush-era tax cuts to expire by the end of […]

  The Bush-era taxes will expire on December 31, 2012. The only solution to avert the “fiscal cliff” is to compromise on spending and tax hikes. President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner following days of closed door talks have come to a compromise. House Republicans are expected to vote on a GOP proposal to avert the […]

    It’s back The 99th annual Chesterfield County Fair runs through Saturday, September 1, the Friday, Aug 24th at the County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Fair hours weekdays are 4 pm to 11 pm, Saturdays 11am to 11pm and Sunday, 1pm to 11pm.  admission is Cash Only adults $8, Seniors, $5 and $3 children […]

Since 2008, the Petersburg Bureau of police has provided a free, safe, educational and recreational day camp to over 200 children in the City of Petersburg. When kids are bored they tend to get in trouble. The Petersburg police crime statistics prove this fact. In January 2012 there were 6 juveniles arrested, compared to 14 […]

The Obama for America Virginia has launched the Virginia Truth Team. The group is compromised of key community leaders to promote the President’s achievements, responding to unfounded attacks on his record, and holding Republicans accountable for their actions. “If you look at where we were as a nation three years ago and compare it to […]

  UPDATE: Bipartisanship works in Washington. Congress has completed a deal to extend the payroll tax cut and long-term unemployment benefits for an additional ten months. Lawmakers still have to pass the measure and send it to President Barack Obama. The extension mantains the current cut in the payroll tax rate from 6.2% to 4.2%. […]

The CNN town hall debate on Thursday night in Charleston, SC was the last debate before the South Carolina primary on Saturday. GOP candidate Rick Santorum had a good showing but trails very far in the polls. Mitt Romney was booed after he fumbled over the question of releasing his tax statements. Romney said he would […]