This year marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I. To coincide with the commemoration, the Library of Virginia put together True Sons of Freedom, to highlight the courage, dignity and service of African American soldiers. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.
Why should humans go to Mars? What are the challenges to getting there? What can Mars teach us about ourselves? For Science Matters and Virginia Currents, WCVE intern Kayla Solsbak spoke with an astronaut and two scientists at NASA’s Langley Research Center about the future of the Mars program.
One of the oldest structures in Colonial Williamsburg is the Peyton Randolph house. It’s become a critical place to learn about the lives of enslaved people in the 18th Century and their significant contributions during the founding of the United States. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.
Vegan diets exclude everything from meat and dairy, to sugar refined with bone char, and beer clarified with dried fish organs. Because animal products are so common, people who want plant-based meals often have a difficult time at restaurants. But a new initiative in Richmond challenges chefs and brewers to expand their vegan offerings. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.
A new coffee shop recently opened in Richmond’s Church Hill neighborhood. But it doesn’t just serve steaming beverages and savory quiche. This neighborhood gathering spot opened to provide job experience for youth in the community. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.