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Inform * Enrich * Empower

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What Is Juneteenth? 

Posted about 7 months ago by Kathy Coker
News of Slavery’s End Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, is the oldest national celebration of slavery’s end in the United States. On June 19, 1865 Union Major General Gordon Granger […]
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No Quarter to Citizens?

Posted about 7 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
On Monday, June 1, 2020 war veteran and junior Senator from Arkansas, Attorney Thomas Bryant Cotton, used the phrase “no quarter” and has been at the center of controversy. I, […]
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Law Day 2020

Posted about 9 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
What is Law Day? Law Day was established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958 as a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law in the United […]
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Money! Money! Money!

Posted about 10 months ago by Meg Raymond
Spring is on the way!  And April showers bring … financial literacy?  April is “Financial Literacy Month”, which makes it a good time to take charge of your finances. Even […]
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The Tax Man Cometh

Posted about 12 months ago by Meg Raymond
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April 15th will be here before you know it. That means it is time to <cue spooky music> COMPLETE YOUR FEDERAL TAX RETURNS!! (Virginia tax returns aren’t due until May […]
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Macmillan eBook Embargo

Posted about 1 year ago by Jonah Butler
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Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That – Reading When There’s No Time to Read

Posted about 1 year ago by Meg Raymond
Now that the days are shorter, and the nights seem endless, you would think there would be time to sit on the sofa with a big thick book – perhaps […]
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Wibbly Wobbly Words

Posted about 1 year ago by Naomi D'Archangel
Dyslexia affects between 5-17% of the population worldwide. This is a higher percentage than people with red hair! (less than 2%) So what is it really? Dyslexia is a written […]
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Positively Witchy: Local Witches

Posted about 1 year ago by Naomi D'Archangel
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“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.” Ah, Shakespeare, you fiend! His portrayal of witches in Macbeth has been the first thing most people think of when […]
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Get it done with your library card: Be your own boss

Posted about 3 years ago by Natalie Draper
Forbes said that Richmond is among the 10 up-and-coming cities for entrepreneurs: “[…]Richmond is now a thriving arts and cultural mecca. The startup scene is booming and tax incentives are […]
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