Wythe County officials have promised to issue public apologies and reform handling of housing matters in order to settle a civil lawsuit filed by the state attorney general. When a group home for up to eight children with mental disabilities was proposed in the county, the supervisors told citizens they would do whatever it took [...]
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August 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Discrimination
June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Discrimination
South Hill’s John Boyd has earned a reputation as the voice of black farmers on Capitol Hill. After nearly losing his farm due to discriminatory lending practices, Boyd has spent the past eight years driving to Washington and speaking to numerous politicians on behalf of the National Black Farmers Association. For the past few weeks, [...]