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At Colonial Williamsburg, Culinary Historian Michael Twitty Elevates Stories of Creativity and Courage

This month, Colonial Williamsburg launched the “Revolutionary in Residence” program. The first to hold the position is culinary historian Michael Twitty, author of the blog Afroculinaria and the forthcoming book The Cooking Gene: a Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Murry DePillars Exhibit Highlights Role as Visionary Artist, Scholar and Educator

A new exhibit at the Black History Museum features the work of the late Murry DePillars. The longtime dean of VCU’s School of the Arts used his talents to document social justice issues and celebrate African traditions and history. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Volunteer Tax Preparers Help Richmond Families Maximize Returns, Avoid Costly Fees

Despite the availability of free tax prep services, more than half of low income families use for-profit companies, according to the Tax Policy Center. In Central Virginia, United Way sponsors a program that’s helped thousands of households avoid fees and maximize their returns. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.


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