It always amazes me how death can make you reexamine all your life choices. Let me start with some background. I am 34 years old, successful in my career, college-educated, unmarried, and without any children. I bet you’re thinking, that’s not unique, there are a lot of women in your position. You are right! There […]
A jury has convicted Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who murdered George Floyd last year on all charges. While this is an important step in getting justice for Floyd, our country has a long way to go before we will achieve justice for everyone who has been subject to racist violence by law enforcement. […]
On Friday night, a Virginia Beach police officer shot and killed Donovan Lynch, an unarmed Black man. It’s difficult to know exactly what happened because the officer’s body-worn camera was turned off for unknown reasons, according to police Chief Paul Neduigate. Since the beginning of 2021, police have killed 132 people across the United States. […]
A June 26-27th poll of 1083 registered voters found 51% support major structural reforms to policing in the commonwealth.
Richmond—Today, student and youth organizers from the Virginia Student Power Network filed a lawsuit suing the City of Richmond, the Richmond Police Department, and the Virginia State Police for violating their constitutional right to free speech, assembly, and protest. The lawsuit requests an immediate order to stop these violations. This lawsuit comes is a direct […]