In 1924, Virginia enacted a law allowing the forced sterilization of citizens who threatened the “purity of the American race.” Between 7,200 and 8,300 people were sterilized in the state because they were deemed unfit to procreate by reasons of mental insanity of mental deficiency.
An alert was sent out to all VCU faculty and staff following a potential gas leak where crews are working on repairing a water main break on Harrison and Cumberland that occurred Monday.
Gas at the Exxon on Broad Street came down to $1.99 in the past week. Unfortunately, that joy will be short-lived. There is a much higher price we pay for our personal rights and to the environment in the pursuit of cheap fuel.
Two rallies will take place in the VCU area in response to the death of an unarmed Michael Brown, shot Saturday by an unnamed Ferguson PD officer.