Keep it real

Just wanted to congratulate Eric [Rezsnyak] and you on one of the best articles I’ve read to date on Chris [Daughtry] [“The once and future idol,” April 3]. I am not a typical Chris fan—going on 62, mother of four grown children, grandmother of three. However, I was raised in Detroit in the ‘60s and […]

Please, no historical histrionics

Last week’s C-VILLE asked whether Charlottesville can be “too historical” [“City considers more historic districts,” Government News, March 13]. No. But with concerted effort Charlottesville might make slight amends for decades of neglecting its small-to-begin-with and constantly dwindling stock of historic structures. So what about the city’s most recent “accolade”—that is, its naming as one […]

A day to remember

Why are you against the celebration of Juneteenth in Virginia or throughout the nation? [The Odd Dominion, March 13.] Juneteenth, or the “19th of June”, recognizes June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, when Union General Gordon Granger announced freedom for all slaves in the Southwest. This was the last major vestige of slavery in the […]