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posts from the Virginia Newspaper Project, posts that use Virginia Chronicle content as a central source


The Explosion

Everyone likes a good mystery, so here is one—but instead of the expected murder and mayhem, this caper involves social media, the Google box, local…
Errol Somay
December 2, 2020

Why Juneteenth?

In mid-October of 1899, Richmond's Black Community prepared to have a three day celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation complete with a large downtown parade. The Richmond…
Jessi Bennett
June 19, 2020