Society

RICHMOND, VA (RADIO ONE KISS):  Still looking for something to do Saturday & Sunday, not to worry, check out these events. The Powhatan County Fair is still rocking Saturday until midnight and Sunday 1pm-7pm. Take the kids for rides, games and good favorite fair foods. Powhatan County Fair is located in Powhatan, 4042 Anderson Highway […]

RICHMOND, VA (KISS): Richmond Jazz Society is hosting several fundraisers, one of them is the Monthly Guest Educator’s Series in celebration of the Smithsonian’s 12th Anniversary of “Jazz Appreciation Month”, featuring Eric Alexander & Harold Mabern Quartet , Tuesday, April 9, two shows 7pm & 9:30pm, at Capital Ale House, Downtown Music Hall, 623 East […]

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns, VIP Unveiling of the gowns Reception, Saturday, February 23, 6:30-9:30pm, $20; general admission Sunday, February 24, noon-5pm, The Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, www.bridesabc.org or 877-721-HOPE (4673). Neighborhood Resource Center “An Evening of West African Music” features Gambian Kora Master Papa Susso, Malian Belafon Wizard […]

Richmond Public Schools “Back to School Hotline” through September 5, 7:30am-4:30pm, 804-319-3123. Future Events: Walk To Cure Diabetes, Sunday, September 16, registration 12:30pm, 5K Walk 2pm, Byrd Park – Dogwood Dell Circle, 600 South Boulevard, 804-254-8014, www2.jdrf.org.  American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk”, Sunday, October 21, 12:30pm, Kanawha Plaza, 9th & Canal […]

The King Holiday may be over but the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will honor Martin Luther King Day with a themed tea, “Coretta Scott King” Tea on Wednesday, February 1st, 1pm at Historic Magnolia Grange Plantation House Museum, 10201 Iron Bridge Road. Reservations are required, tickets $25. Call 804-796-1479 for details or visit www.chesterfieldhistory.com.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are events through out the Richmond, Tr-Cities. For more information visit these websites. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, www.nbcam.org; The American Cancer Society’s Strides Against Breast Cancer, wwww.cancer.org and The Suzan G. Komen For The Cure, www.komencentralva.org.

When it comes to raising children, most of the focus is on mothers. But a growing body of research shows that fathers play an essential, but often undervalued, role in a child’s development. Uninvolved fathers have long been accused of lacking motivation. But research shows that many societal obstacles conspire against them. Even as more […]

gotcurls.blogspot.com “African American experiences with hair care can sometimes be adventurous. It’s true that there is high style variety and natural hair is more popular than ever right now. Even with its kinky texture, natural African-American hair is making a comeback.” Throughout history women have lost site of natural beauty while others continue to embrace […]