Category: Opinion

A Charlottesville newspaper asked community leaders what their hopes for the future were. Everyone interviewed was white.

C-Ville Weeky Editor Laura Longhine has issued a mea culpa for this week’s story that asked community leaders about their hopes for Charlottesville’s future. Everyone interviewed was white. “Since publication, some readers have rightly called out the fact that none of the respondents in this piece are people of color, and that there are far…

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Opinion: is the City Yard really under-used? And was it really a former neighborhood?

C-Ville Weekly claims the City Yard is an under-used parking lot, which could be true, but where is the evidence of this in this article? There’s a throw-away line about it being a place for “parking dump trucks” and Charlottesville City Councilor Kathy Galvin calling it “a big asphalt parking lot where we store our…

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Video: “White silence is violence…”

Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was just sentenced to life in prison for killing Heather Heyer in a vehicular attack in Charlottesville, Virginia last year. In this video, the Charlottesville community reflects on its history and recovery since the August 2017 rally. pic.twitter.com/EaS3T6vxPs — HuffPost (@HuffPost) December 11, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

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