Virginia—Black workers in Virginia are being laid off or furloughed disproportionately in Virginia due to COVID-19. Because of gaps in education, discrimination in hiring, racist zoning, and many other factors
Fairfax, Virginia—Progress Virginia is calling for Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax City) to immediately apologize for the racist comments made on the John Fredericks Show yesterday. Senator Petersen said the atrocities
The undersigned state affiliates of ProgressNow released the following statement today regarding last week’s murder of George Floyd and the ongoing murder of Black people at the hands of police
After passing a bill allowing localities to remove Confederate monuments, the General Assembly voted to create a commission to consider removing the statue of Robert E. Lee from the U.S.
In the wake of violent demonstrations and domestic terrorism by the New Klan in Charlottesville this weekend, a chorus of voices have demanded that elected leaders condemn white supremacy and
This blog was co-authored by Ashleigh Crocker and Jennifer Lawhorne On Saturday night, my husband and I were walking around the downtown mall in Charlottesville. I noticed a lot of