Virginia

The room of Sally Hemings, a slave who had a long-term relationship with Thomas Jefferson, will be excavated at Monticello.

A Virginia judge sentenced five teens, convicted for spray-painting racial slurs on an abandoned building, to read books about diversity. Should the punishment for racial crimes be a trip to the library?

Six people were shot in Chicago on Wednesday during a vigil for a homicide victim.

A Virginia waitress got a shocking note that read "great service, don't tip Black people" on a bill from a White couple she served at a restaurant Saturday.

According to reports, many of the electors did not reside in the congressional districts they represented.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird have been snatched from bookshelves as a Virginia school district decides whether or not to permanently ban the books.

Richmond, Virginia's mayoral race has taken a strange turn days ahead of Election Day.

Authorities arrest five teenage boys for spray painting racist graffiti on an historic Black schoolhouse. However, they declined to charge them with a hate crime or identify their race.

Despite the Obama administration’s mission to alleviate the health insurance market through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” healthcare rates may rise up to nearly 35 percent in some parts of the U.S. for 2017.

The Ashburn Colored School, a historic remnant of education for Black Americans, was vandalized with racist, derogatory messages over the weekend in Northern Virginia.