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U.Va. arrest reignites race conversations

March 23, 2015 admin 0

“Yo, his head is bleeding! His head is bleeding!” shouts an unidentified eyewitness in the grainy cellphone footage of third-year University of Virginia student Martese Johnson’s arrest around 1 a.m. outside Trinity Irish Pub near campus Wednesday.

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VCU Protesters Show Support for Beaten UVA Student

March 19, 2015 admin 0

Virginia Commonwealth University students marched and staged a die-in Wednesday in solidarity with Martese Johnson, a black University of Virginia student who was injured when Alcoholic Beverage Commission agents arrested him outside a pub in Charlottesville.