The determined faces of Black historical figures sit at the entrance of the Multicultural Children’s Bookstore in the newly re-named Shops at Hilltop mall in Richmond. The display of books is a part of an initiative by the store operator Tamara Shiloh to promote the idea that “Black history can and should be taught all year.”
About 60 parents from various ethnic backgrounds, with children in schools around Richmond, recently gathered to celebrate local parents’ commitment to making schools better and their role as community leaders.
For Jarschire Dennis, launching the Black Student Union at Kennedy High School was long overdue.
Richmond Pulse sat down with Leslie Ayala to talk about why she loves playing sports and how she balances her athletic commitments with her academics. It’s not always easy.
For the majority of my life, I stayed quiet and listened to others’ opinions, which is still my greatest strength as a communicator. Now, as a leader — editor-in-chief of The Advocate — I’m directly in charge of a student’s growth, so I must embrace both sides of the exchange.
Self care is a revolutionary act. Being able to step back and take time for yourself is one the strongest things anyone can do. The idea that taking care of ourselves is selfish is ignorant and negative. Don’t allow this view to change your need to take care of yourself.
This fall will be my first semester in college and I’ll be living in a triple dorm with two roommates. But unlike most college freshmen, I’ve had a triple my whole life. I’ve always had to share a room with my two sisters.
The organization Fresh Approach is offering free nutrition classes in Richmond that teach residents recipes for making yummy, healthy and affordable foods.
Mister Phillips sat down with Pulse contributor Vernon Whitmore to discuss how to improve public schools and put an end to suspensions and expulsions for willful defiance, which disproportionately impact African-American students.
The National Women’s Law Center’s 2017 Let Her Learn Survey found that black girls are 5.5 times more likely and Native American girls are three times more likely to be suspended from school than white girls.