The very first cover of C-VILLE Review

30 years and counting

In 1989, Bill Chapman was a senior at Hampden-Sydney College and Hawes Spencer, a former student, was working in the communications office. Chapman had just completed a summer internship at Richmond’s Style Weekly, and “It seemed like Charlottesville needed a smarter, less reverent paper than The Daily Progress,” he says.   The two founded C-VILLE […]

National Book Award winner Ibram Kendi spoke at the Jefferson School African-American Heritage Center Tuesday night. Publicty photo.

‘The heartbeat of racism is denial:’ Author Ibram Kendi talks with Mayor Nikuyah Walker

The work of antiracism is “fundamentally focused on looking in the mirror” with the goal of transforming society, scholar and National Book Award-winning author Ibram X. Kendi told a packed auditorium in Charlottesville on Tuesday night. And, he added: “Because we live in a racist society, it is extremely hard to be antiracist.” As Kendi’s […]