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Report: Virginia Congressional Candidate Admits He’s a Pedophile Report: Virginia Congressional Candidate Admits He’s a Pedophile

Nathan Larson, a 37-year-old accountant from Charlottesville, Va., is running for Congress as an independent, and he recently admitted to HuffPost that he’s a pedophile.

Chesterfield County, Va., Police Say ‘Facts Matter’ After Violent Arrest Video Goes Viral. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them  Chesterfield County, Va., Police Say ‘Facts Matter’ After Violent Arrest Video Goes Viral. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them 

Despite the fact that a viral video seems to show none of this, a 19-year-old was shocked by a Taser and taken to jail after Chesterfield County, Va., police officers say the teenager resisted arrest and assaulted an officer.

Virginia Hotel Employee Angrily Calls Black Man a ‘Monkey’ in Dispute Over Room Virginia Hotel Employee Angrily Calls Black Man a ‘Monkey’ in Dispute Over Room

The tide of wypipo terribleness keeps on flowing (will it ever ebb?). This time, a hotel employee in Virginia earned himself a straight shot to the unemployment line for showing his whitest ass in a dispute with an African-American customer in early May.

Video: Virginia Cop Shot Black Teenager in the Back as Teen Tried to Run Away Video: Virginia Cop Shot Black Teenager in the Back as Teen Tried to Run Away

Video showing a rookie cop shooting a black teenager in the back as the 18-year-old was running away seems to contradict previous statements by the officer involved, who said on camera that the shooting victim had pointed a gun at the officer.

Virginia School District Investigating Video Showing 7-Year-Old Being Bullied on School Bus  Virginia School District Investigating Video Showing 7-Year-Old Being Bullied on School Bus 

The Greensville County Public Schools district in Emporia, Va., has launched an investigation into a now viral video that shows a first-grade student being bullied by other students on a school bus.

Man Who Landed Fatal Punch After Victim Called Him the N-Word Is Found Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder Man Who Landed Fatal Punch After Victim Called Him the N-Word Is Found Guilty of 2nd-Degree Murder

A Virginia man who says he punched a woman because she called him the n-word has been convicted of second-degree murder. On Monday an Arlington, Va., jury recommended that Robert Coleman, 27, serve 10 years behind bars for the death of Fedelia Montiel-Benitez, who died in July.

UMBC’s NCAA Tournament Upset Shines Light on Academic Black Excellence UMBC’s NCAA Tournament Upset Shines Light on Academic Black Excellence

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, pulled off the biggest upset in NCAA basketball tournament history when it defeated top-seeded Virginia 74-54 Friday night. But as the New York Times points out, the school is known for producing the most black students who go on to complete combined M.D.-Ph.D. programs.

What It Feels Like to Receive a Call From Your Child After Cops Draw Their Guns on Him What It Feels Like to Receive a Call From Your Child After Cops Draw Their Guns on Him

I’ve had the same headache since 2 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. My son has had the same nightmares every night since then as well. Most people will say, “Be lucky he wasn’t shot or killed,” but when you send your child to college, the last thing you expect to happen is for him to call you at 1:30 a.m. on a Sunday saying that…

Mom Says Ex-Boyfriend Is Person of Interest in 16-Year-old Virginia Girl’s Death  Mom Says Ex-Boyfriend Is Person of Interest in 16-Year-old Virginia Girl’s Death 

Authorities say they have identified a 17-year-old young man as a person of interest in the death of 16-year-old Jholie Moussa.

16-Year-Old Virginia Girl’s Body Found 2 Weeks After She Went Missing. Her Parents Say Police Treated Her Like a ‘Runaway’ 16-Year-Old Virginia Girl’s Body Found 2 Weeks After She Went Missing. Her Parents Say Police Treated Her Like a ‘Runaway’

The body of a 16-year-old from Alexandria, Va., was found Friday less than a mile from her home.

4th Arrest Made in Brutal Attack on Deandre Harris  4th Arrest Made in Brutal Attack on Deandre Harris 

A fourth suspect has been arrested in the brutal attack of Deandre Harris, who was seriously injured while protesting the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August.

Sorry, Virginia: Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Doesn’t Want to Hear You Wax Poetic About Confederate ‘Heroes’ Sorry, Virginia: Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Doesn’t Want to Hear You Wax Poetic About Confederate ‘Heroes’

Southern white men love to memorialize other white men who fought for years to keep African Americans enslaved. It’s the Southern-white-man thing to do to champion the losers of the Confederacy.

Virginia Lawmakers Want to Dismantle Their ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’ Virginia Lawmakers Want to Dismantle Their ‘School-to-Prison Pipeline’

One of Virginia’s newest state delegates is working on a series of bills that would disrupt the “school-to-prison pipeline” in a state that recently led the country in referring students to the legal system.

Virginia Man Says Law Banning Use of Nooses to Intimidate People Violates His Rights Virginia Man Says Law Banning Use of Nooses to Intimidate People Violates His Rights

A Virginia man hopes to convince the state’s Supreme Court that he should legally be allowed to hang a noose to intimidate black people—if it’s on his own private property.

Charlottesville, Va., Dedicates Street in Honor of Woman Killed in Car Attack During White Supremacist Rally Charlottesville, Va., Dedicates Street in Honor of Woman Killed in Car Attack During White Supremacist Rally

A little more than four months has passed since Charlottesville, Va., native Heather Heyer was killed after a car plowed through a group of people protesting a horrific, and ultimately deadly, white supremacist rally there.

1st-Degree Murder Charge for Accused Charlottesville, Va., Car Plower 1st-Degree Murder Charge for Accused Charlottesville, Va., Car Plower

James Fields, the man accused of plowing his car into a crowd of counterprotesters during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., will face a new charge of first-degree murder.

Felony Charges Against DeAndre Harris Dropped in Charlottesville, Va., White Supremacist Rally Felony Charges Against DeAndre Harris Dropped in Charlottesville, Va., White Supremacist Rally

Twenty-year-old DeAndre Harris of Charlottesville, Va., has had all felony charges dropped in connection with an alleged attack during August’s white supremacist rally where he was actually beaten by poles in a parking lot.

Virginia Man Charged With Hate Crime Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity in Terrifying Attack on Black Woman Virginia Man Charged With Hate Crime Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity in Terrifying Attack on Black Woman

A Virginia man who was facing multiple charges, including committing a hate crime after police said he dragged a black woman out of her car and attacked her based on her race, has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

Meet ‘Angela,’ One of the 1st Slaves to Arrive in America Meet ‘Angela,’ One of the 1st Slaves to Arrive in America

What if we could put names and faces to the Africans who were brought over to America as slaves in 1619? Would it humanize slavery instead of making it a category in American history that people love to conveniently forget or urge black folks to “just get over it”?

Felony Charges Dropped Against Virginia Mom Who Put Recording Device in Daughter’s Backpack to Catch Bullies Felony Charges Dropped Against Virginia Mom Who Put Recording Device in Daughter’s Backpack to Catch Bullies

A Virginia mom won’t be facing serious felony charges after all in the case where she put a recording device in her daughter’s backpack in an attempt to determine whether her child was being bullied.

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