Hampton University and WRL to partner on preserving African American history

African American laborers near a coal wharf in Alexandria. (Courtesy U.S. National Archives)

Hampton University needs your help. Williamsburg Regional Library announced it is supporting a Hampton University project with the goal of preserving historical papers within the local African American community. The aim of the project is to scan and digitally preserve private documents that highlight African American history within Hampton Roads. Residents interested in participating in […]

Lafayette’s Michael Tyler Flying High During Breakout Season

Michael Tyler took home a state title in the high jump. (file photo)

Lafayette senior track athlete Michael Tyler Jr. is currently in the middle of a breakout indoor track and field season. This season, Tyler set his personal record in the high jump by clearing 6-foot-9, is currently ranked eighth nationally in the high jump among high school athletes and recently committed to Division I Hampton University […]