A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.
Michael brown memorial comes down on his 19th birthday https://t.co/VR7WYDM6PL — Jessica Lussenhop (@Lussenpop) May 20, 2015 On a rain-soaked day when his son would…
The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…
Don’t forget about these events happening on Memorial Day: The New Morning Fitness Association presents “Never Forget Memorial Run, 1.4 Mile Silent Run”, Monday, May 27, around noon, through the heart of VCU to the Virginia War Memorial, assembly and sign in between 11:00 -11:45 am, info 804-828-1196 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Richmond National Battlefield Park, […]
Looking for something to do this Memorial Day Weekend, check out these events: Rocketts Red Glare Memorial Celebration and Fireworks on the James, Sunday, May 26, along the banks of the James River at Rocketts Landing, Free event starts at 5:30 pm with live music on the Volleyball Court, Fireworks around 9pm, RVA Street Foodies, […]
A Memorial erected near the site of Master Trooper Junius A. Walker’s death is going to be removed from Interstate 85. The Walker Family and Virginia State Police would like to thank everyone for their support after their tragic loss. Virginia State Police wrote “As we continue to mourn the loss of Master Trooper Junius A. […]
2012 FIREWORKS AND MORE FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY/RICHMOND METRO AREA: GENWORTH Financial 29th annual Celebrate Freedom Independence Day Concert: Tues. July 3, event starts 6:30pm, Patriotic and pop favorites by the U.S. Air Force Heritage band of America begin at 7:30. Fireworks at approximately 8:45p.m. At Genworth at 6620 W. Broad at I-64. Free admission and […]
Traditional observance of Memorial Day has diminished over the years. Many Americans nowadays have forgotten the meaning and traditions of Memorial Day and use it as the unofficial kick off to summer. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service in the […]
“These past 10 years have shown that America does not give into fear. Nor to the suspicion or mistrust values” said President Barack Obama. From MSNBC:http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44474533/ns/us_news-9_11_ten_years_later/?GT1=43001 Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
The eight-acre memorial, which includes two deep pools replicating the footprint of the twin towers, will be dedicated on Sept. 11 and open to the public the following day. Names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the attacks will be inscribed on bronze panels around the pools. Sign-up for the timed-entry passes are available […]
Washington D.C.– Ahead of celebrations of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, some local officials got an up close and personal tour of the memorial statue being built in his honor.
Via: NewsOne.com // From AJC.com: The 20-month construction clock began ticking for the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington late last month. Those running the nonprofit in charge of raising money and building the newest addition to the National Mall plan to open the four-acre site in late summer or early fall next […]