Jalane Schmidt

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PICK: Like A Wrecking Ball

Breaking walls: Miley Cyrus, watch out: multidisciplinary Australian artist Tony Albert comes in swinging with his...

Street smarts

Want to take a walk down Black History Pathway? Or maybe Waneeshee Way? Or even Tony Bennett Drive? Soon, you might...

In brief

One down Johnny Reb, the bronze Confederate soldier who has stood, musket in hand, outside the Albemarle County...

Remembering the forgotten

Elijah. Julia. Sam. I took in every name, and let each resonate within me, as I quietly examined the granite slabs. I...

In brief

Pipeline defeated The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is history. In a surprise announcement on Sunday afternoon, Dominion...

On guard

Confederate monuments have toppled across the South since the slaying of George Floyd at the hands of police. In...

Keeping watch

Nearly four years after a student’s petition called for their ouster, three years after a City Council vote to remove...

Speaking out

On a chilly Thursday evening last week, several dozen people gathered at the Central Library  for a talk on “the...

Grappling with the past

By Ben Hitchcock “I feel like I’ve been training for this one job for 30 years,” said Coy Barefoot when he took over...

This week, 10/30

“The plaintiffs: Who’s who in the fight to keep Confederate monuments” was a fairly straightforward feature story we...