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Williamsburg’s Black business sector
Williamsburg is known for celebrating history, but the stories of a Black business sector in the 20th century are still being preserved by those who remember it. READ MORE
Paying the price: How Williamsburg’s Black business sector died in the 20th century
Confederate battle flag
The Confederate battle flag has a complicated history from being associated with slavery and protesting racial integration to Southern pride t-shirts and shot glasses. And the recent calls to remove the flag from public spaces show just how divisive the symbol really is. READ MORE
The Confederate battle flag: Different meanings for different people
A Toano-based business has issued a formal apology for selling a mini skirt that featured a Hindu deity on the front. READ MORE
Toano business apologizes after selling culturally offensive item
Pay cut for Rowe
William & Mary would offset its financial strain from the coronavirus pandemic by reducing three senior leadership’s salaries, creating a new voluntary furlough program and other budgeting measures. READ MORE
W&M prez offers to cut her salary by 15%; advises voluntary staff furloughs, reassignments
Coronavirus and the homeless
Is the Virginia Department of Health and the Peninsula Health District tracking positive cases of the coronavirus in the local homeless population? READ MORE
Is the health department tracking positive coronavirus cases in the local homeless population? Not really