Charlottesville City Council has decided to again rename two parks that until recently bore the names of Confederate generals.
I wish to express concerns about the civil-rights pilgrimage project planned for next month. I am most concerned about the idea of placing a permanent "marker" in Justice Park if it is to be one of the dangling steel rectangles portrayed in photos at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice.
The new survey features four suggested names for Emancipation Park and three names for Justice Park that were finalist from an initial survey earlier this year.
Choosing from narrowed slate of choices will be open to city residents.
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The City Council plans to review the survey results at its April 16 meeting.
A petition by concerned city residents prompted city officials to reconsider the names of Emancipation and Justice parks.
There is, we suppose, some risk that Charlottesville’s new look at Emancipation Park's name will re-inflame the old controversy. We’re inclined to believe, though, that the move eventually will quiet that controversy, by giving residents more involvement in the process — and honoring that involvement in a more transparent manner.
The students are part of a research studio course taught by School of Architecture professor Karen Van Lengen, who said the project was inspired directly by the white nationalist rallies that took place in the downtown park over the summer.
With the backing of the local chapter of the NAACP and a bipartisan coalition of area residents, an outspoken, longtime Charlottesville reside…
The park name is disrespectful and thoughtless, and also shows “a lack of care for people of color,” her petition says.
Police declared an unlawful assembly at the UVa president's residence after students and faculty gathered and began chanting.
Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer will be making a "major" announcement Friday about the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, the victim …
While you may wonder what an Oregonian may have to say about the news made in Charlottesville over the weekend. We are very familiar with Charlottesville, and continue to think of her as a fabulous city with a great future and a historic past. One of the things we liked most about Charlottesville is its look to the future, to a brighter horizon.
A North Carolina man carrying a Confederate flag and a semi-automatic rifle stood in front of the Robert E. Lee statue at Emancipation Park Tuesday morning as several protestors shouted at him to leave.
Unfortunately, the Aug. 12 events in and around Emancipation Park demonstrate that federal Judge Glen Conrad and the ACLU of Virginia were wrong to interfere with Charlottesville's decision to move the white nationalist rally to a larger venue.
About two hours after the car crash, two state troopers were killed when their police helicopter crashed and burned near Old Farm Road.
Law enforcement officers tasked with keeping the peace on Aug. 12 could find themselves monitoring both Charlottesville's Emancipation Park — …
S. Carolina group moves event to Darden Towe Park
The city of Charlottesville is now seeking bids from architectural design firms that would envision a new way for the city to tell "the full s…
The city’s request will require the selected firm to replace an existing plaque recognizing the former site of a slave auction block with a new one