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W&M campus structures named for trailblazing alumni

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WILLIAMSBURG -- Following a consultative and thorough process established earlier this year, William & Mary’s (W&M) Board of Visitors voted Friday to rename two...
Kayla Jones (middle) is the president for Old Dominion University's chapter of The Good Girl Movement, an organization with a mission to redefine the narrative for black women. (WYDaily/Courtesy Brooklyne Baker)

What’s a ‘good girl’? This organization is redefining the term

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When someone is referred to as a "good girl," we might think of a modest woman who is faithfully dedicated to her church. Or even...
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ICYMI: MLK Memorial, churches and LGBTQ, pot arrests and more

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With dozens of headlines every day, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation with this list of WYDaily’s most-read...
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Juneteenth has passed, but do local students know about its significance?

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As June comes to a close, many students are enjoying their summer without realizing an important historic event has passed. “The teaching of the history...

Get ready to see some ‘heroes’ around your community

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VIRGINIA BEACH — A new public art project, “Community Heroes,” is now gracing the walls of Hampton Roads businesses, libraries, and schools in guerrilla art-style...

Here’s how one man is helping keep the Bay Shore Hotel alive

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HAMPTON — This year is will be the 120th Anniversary of the founding of the African-American Resort, the Bay Shore Hotel. To commemorate the date,...

Commission, schools partner on program to clarify history of first recorded African arrival in English-occupied North America

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HAMPTON — Thirty Hampton City Schools educators will spend mornings July 23-26 learning the details regarding the first African arrival in English North America from subject matter...

7th annual Day of Remembrance will shed light on slavery

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HAMPTON — The Sankofa Projects will explore the injustice of the Middle Passage during its seventh annual day of remembrance. The International Day of Remembrance...