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Black transgender people face some of the highest levels of discrimination of all transgender people. The post Virginia Student Walkout Draws Attention To ‘Devastating Levels Of Discrimination’ Among Black Trans Population appeared first on NewsOne.

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.

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.

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

A Virginia jury convicted a former police officer of fatally shooting an unarmed Black teenager. The prosecutor said he should have used non-lethal force instead of a gun.

In a historic move, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order restoring voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-felons who paid their debts to society, are no longer incarcerated, on probation, or on parole. Critics of Gov. McAuliffe claim the move was political and aimed at helping Hillary Clinton win the 2016 presidential election. The Virginia Supreme Court […]

Police have not identified the victims, but the Facebook Live stream was uploaded by a T.J. Williams around 9 p.m. on the social media site, and has over 97,000 views.

Republican lawmakers in Virginia are planning to sue Governor Terry McAuliffe because he overturned a 150-year-old law giving more than 200,000 convicted felons in the state of Virginia the right to vote. Governor McAuliffe says he has the legal and the moral authority to take action and argues that according to the Virginia constitution: “The Governor shall have power to remove […]

As people continue to mourn the death of legendary singer Prince, more details surrounding his final days are being released.