A nonprofit set up to benefit George Washington Carver Elementary School raised $107,395 at an event last week, most of which will go toward technology and infrastructure improvements. Read the full story in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
A Richmond City Council panel has advanced a resolution that requests funding for a statue on the city’s famed Monument Avenue that would honor African American troops who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Read the full story here.
Richmond ranked No. 39 on the New York Times’ list of must-go places this year. Read the full story here.