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20 Apr 2015

‘Liberty or death’ lives on, 240 years later

It was the birthing cry of a nation, and 240 years later, Patrick Henry’s “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech still resonates.

05 Apr 2015

Relatives of 43 Missing Mexican Students Rally in Richmond

Relatives of the 43 missing students rallied in Richmond this weekend, seeking justice for their loved ones and urging the United States to cut off foreign aid to corrupt politicians and law enforcement officials in Mexico.

03 Apr 2015

Marking the End of Civil War, and Slavery

The sesquicentennial commemoration of the American Civil War is winding down with events in Richmond and across the state. Virginians are reflecting on the end of the war 150 years ago and how it shaped the state’s history and culture even to this day.

03 Apr 2015

Civil War timeline in Virginia

A look at war-related events in Virginia