Since 2005, the Valentine Museum has celebrated more than 60 “Richmond History Makers.” One of this year’s honorees uses urban agriculture as a vehicle to build community and racial equity. His work - along with others recognized - complements the Valentine’s new partnership with the Capital Region Collaborative. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.
Two key figures in the legal movement to fight racism called Richmond home. But how much do you know about Oliver Hill and Spottswood Robinson? A new book chronicles their lives, influences and legal prowess. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.
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.