From Zambia to Richmond

September 27, 2016

Sombo Muzata Chunda came to the United States from Zambia through the Mandela Washington Fellowship this summer and now works for VCU’s Division of Community Engagement. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of Read More

Smithsonian highlights archived VCU images at NMAAHC

September 27, 2016

Three VCU-owned images are featured in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington D.C., which opened Saturday. The museum seeks to commemorate African-American history while revealing both its harrowed past and Read More

Raising a garden for Jackson Ward

September 27, 2016

Jackson Ward resident and VCU employee Jourdan James launched a crusade to privately-fund a community garden and engagement space in Jackson Ward at the intersection of West Jackson St. and Chamberlain Parkway despite facing obstacles. Read More

Let love shine: PrideFest 2016

September 27, 2016

PrideFest 2016 drew more than 15,000 of Richmond’s LGBTQ community and allies to Brown’s Island for a cloudless day of celebration, support, advocacy and community outreach. “We’re in a moment right now where queer and Read More

Malik Radford: progressive artist revealed

September 19, 2016

VCU junior arts student Malik Radford’s is making waves in Richmond with his newest piece, an interpretation of Frank Ocean’s “Blond” Album Cover. The piece, titled “Pink + White” on Radford’s website took 4-5 hours, Read More

Southern Film Festival focuses on female filmmakers

September 19, 2016

VCU held the seventh annual Southern Film Festival last weekend to highlight the positive traits of the university’s southern roots. The film festival brings together films and its makers with constructive commentary. Every year, the Read More

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