Richmond Has a Smoke Problem

A new study has found that while fewer teens are taking up smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them.
Beyond the effort to remove smoke from residential areas, however, another smoke problem in Richmond remains: Chevron.

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New Exhibit Highlights Richmond’s Connection to Black Panthers

A new exhibit at the Richmond Museum of History offers a glimpse of the party’s role in the city. The exhibit, “Richmond and the Legacy of the Black Panther Party,” features dozens of photographs and newspaper clippings. Museum visitors will learn about The Black Panther newspaper, which featured an investigation into Dowell’s killing in its first edition. The exhibit coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding for the Black Panther Party.

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