WCVE Radio, in partnership with Leadership Metro Richmond, brings you This I Believe, Today’s essay is by John V. Moeser,
Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University and Senior Fellow at the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Richmond. His books and publications concentrate on Post-World War Two politics in Richmond, city-suburban relationships, and the racial and geographic dimensions of poverty in Central Virginia. Leadership Metro Richmond is a community leadership organization designed to connect and inspire leaders in our region. This I Believe is an international organization engaging people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. The project is based on a popular 1950s radio series hosted by famed broadcaster Edward R. Murrow.