A group of famous civil rights activists plans to meet with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as he remains caught up in a racially-charged scandal.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he is forgoing a racial reconciliation event at a historically black school after student leaders asked him not to attend.
The procedural maneuvers in Virginia’s House of Delegates tied to the Equal Rights Amendment are set to come to a head Thursday with votes on the House floor.
Several weeks after racist photos on his medical school yearbook photo came to light, approval ratings for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam have tanked to an all-time low — but Virginians are not necessarily clamoring for the embattled governor to resign.
Partisan disagreements sharpened on Tuesday as Virginia lawmakers debated the Equal Rights Amendment, laws aiding federal immigration officers and the controversy surrounding Virginia Democratic leaders.
Virginia’s embattled governor has hired a state agency director removed by lawmakers following an audit showing mismanagement.
Capitol Police said 23-year-old Patrick Talamantes of Sacramento, California, was charged with vandalism and littering after he tossed a container of red dye in a Capitol fountain.
A bill that requires religious leaders to report suspected child abuse or neglect now waits for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s signature.
In reckoning with Virginia’s painful history of slavery and racism, Delegate Delores McQuinn says the way forward is love. Tough, honest conversations about uncomfortable ideas are necessary.
Yearly crashes in the D.C. area rose from 52,318 in 2010 to 88,276 in 2017, prompting a local leader to declare it a “serious public health issue.”
Virginia lawmakers plowed ahead Friday with final approvals for some bills and closed-door negotiations on big-ticket items like the budget, with only some allusions to the drama surrounding the state’s top elected leaders.
Gov. Ralph Northam signed emergency tax legislation into law, which will allow delayed state tax return and refund processing to begin soon.
Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam met with a group of lawmakers Thursday to discuss his spending plan, asking them to pass a state budget that has a “greater focus on the issues of equity.”
Mark Acosta remembers so many of the details. He was in fourth grade in a predominantly Hispanic mining town in Arizona and his teachers painted his face black for a play where he portrayed comedian Flip Wilson and his character Geraldine. The Associated Press asks people for their experiences with black face.
The New York Times first reported Maggette was the Duke basketball player who Watson’s attorney accuses of raping Watson during her sophomore year at Duke. Maggette, who went on to play 14 seasons in the NBA and is now a freelance basketball analyst on Fox Sports West, denied the allegation in a statement to the Times.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.