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Black History

Educational Video Snapshot: Maggie Lena Walker

July 15, 2024

As the first African American woman to charter a bank and serve as its president, Maggie L. Walker played an oustanding role in supporting the African American community.

Black History

The inspiration & legacy of Maggie Lena Walker

June 15, 2024

Maggie Lena Walker transformed black business practices and gained national prominence as the first woman to own a bank in the United States. 

Run Richmond 16.19

This is for all of us.

May 27, 2024

Watch this short video to learn what RUN RICHMOND 16.19 is all about.

Black History

Honoring Black History Month

February 02, 2024

A reflection on the significance of the slave ship Amistad.


Our 2023 Community Survey

December 08, 2023

Run Richmond 16.19

NBC12: Acts of Kindness Award

December 07, 2023

11-year-old Benji wins NBC12's Acts of Kindness Award. Cudos to you!

Black History

Mayo Bridge

September 30, 2023

A little context about the bridge before you cross the James River back to Richmond.

Black History

Ancarrow’s Landing

September 27, 2023

Learn about Ancarrow's Landing and the Manchester Slave Docks.

Black History

Reconciliation Statue

September 06, 2023

Built by British sculptur Stephen Broadbent, the Reconciliation Statue represents an apology for the horrors and lasting consequences of slavery.

Partner Highlight

Mending Walls

September 01, 2023

Mending Walls RVA is a one-of-a-kind public art initiative that aims to establish empathy and connection through art.

Partner Highlight

Black Men Run RVA

August 24, 2023

Damón Manning from Black Men Run RVA on celebrating the African Diaspora

Partner Highlight

NBC 12

August 17, 2023

Jasmine Turner from NBC 12 on honoring her ancestors.

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A wise man never knows all, only a fool knows everything.


African Proverb