Madison Washington led the most successful slave revolt in U.S. history.
Newly inaugurated Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) announced Thursday that he believes Virginia’s state marriage inequality amendment violates the United States Constitution and that he will not defend it against ongoing court challenges.
William Dameron stops at a restaurant with his husband, where a waitress thinks she is brave to say Merry Christmas. They then drive to North Carolina, a state where they don’t even know how to say the word “marriage” correctly.
Doug Zeigler reflects on a movie on a that he loves and his experiences basketball court that gave him a small window into how racism feels.
Not all injured vets have obvious scars; school law clinics are taking on pro bono cases for those who don’t have the visible markings of battle and have a hard time getting their disability compensation.
Nonviolent felons in Virginia may soon have their voting rights automatically restored if Republican Governor Bob McDonnell’s proposal passes.
A Virginia man was accused of kidnapping his own children last week because, according to Walmart security, a white man with biracial children just didn’t “match up.”
Bradley Manning faces charges for leaking classified military information. Charges that include aiding the enemy which carries a maximum of life behind bars.
Cameron Conaway offers a moving and personal dedication to his mentor, martial artist Daryn Clark, who despite fighting brain cancer still dedicates his life to helping others.
Cooper Fleishman reports on the video of a special needs child being burned, screamed at and beaten up on a school bus, and wonders what could have been done to prevent such horrifying abuse.
Cameron Conaway sits down with Clifford Garstang to discuss life, law, inspiration, and now, writing.
John Taylor wants to know how to be a good man, and how to turn his heart of coal into a shining diamond.
Jamie Reidy riffs on a Virginia lawmaker’s wife’s using sex as a political weapon to protest the Republican transvaginal ultrasound bill.
Myers, who has female genitalia, self-identified as male when she entered prison. Her gender has since reversed, and she was denied her request to transfer.
Westfield High, a school in Fairfax County, Virginia, recently enacted a shocking set of rules for students in AP history classes.
We’re in a pop culture cycle of kids in dystopian futures. Bruce Peabody explores why.
Jason Rozek’s partner is a woman, and he’s found himself in a curiously familiar place.
Kenneth Braswell’s heartfelt letter to LeBron James on forgiveness and healing of his fatherless pain and anger.
Eduardo García explains the parallels between life, love, and dancing, where music is merely romantic storytelling and each person is the protagonists of their own personal epic.
How the language of disrespect destroys self-esteem and empowers violent behavior.
Fouad Alaa thinks about some of the cultural differences that affect his relationship.
International Women’s Day was this past Saturday. Sebastian Molano has three great tips for the other 364 days in the year.
“So after ten years, I think I’m finally learning how to listen to my wife. I mean listen. Really listen. I’m humbled at the possibility of turning a corner here.”
The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.
Daniel Parmeggiani shares how his neurosis for perfection led him to discover his true innocent nature.
It all started when he and Mary decided to throw a party.
Sometimes a visit to the pub is more than that. It’s a lesson in friendship, craftsmanship, and sincerity.
“I was curious to hear what melody the birds were creating,” said Jarbas Agnelli. Is that not what art is—all things curious?
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