The move by the retail giants to stop selling Washington NFL team gear comes as sponsors and investors put pressure on the team to change its name. Over the weekend, reports also emerged that minority owners in the team are looking to sell their financial stakes in the franchise.
When T.C. Williams opened in 1965, it was named for Thomas Chambliss Williams, the superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools from the mid-1930s to 1963. Williams was known as an opponent of segregation and argued for keeping Black and white students in separate schools.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a letter Tuesday morning blasting the City Council’s proposed cuts to her proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. The cuts include a reduction of $10 billion from the Metropolitan Police Department budget made in response to recent nationwide protests calling to Defund the Police.
A caravan of vehicles left Manassas late Saturday morning on their way to Charlottesville, with the goal of building unity among Virginians against hate and violence. The caravan was originally scheduled to be a three-day march, starting in Manassas, that would finish in Charlottesville on the three-year anniversary of the killing of a counter-protester at the Unite the Right rally.
The Virginia Department of Health reported 851 additional cases of the coronavirus Saturday. Bath County in the central-western region confirmed its first case, meaning the coronavirus has reached every Virginia county and city. The latest cumulative totals are 69,782 cases, 6,707 hospitalizations and 1,962 deaths.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos had some criticism for Fairfax County Schools’ virtual learning during the pandemic and reopening plan for the fall. Leaders from the school system, the largest in Virginia, responded in defense of the plan providing only virtual learning or a mix with two days of in-person learning.
Hey hey!! It is absolutely good to be back to blogging after a long time and what would be best to catch up with writing other than Blogchatter? And here it is, My morning and night routine. On a weekday (a school day) it all starts by waking up by 4:30 am! Yes, like you […]