Adding context to the sins of Thomas Jefferson

You know things are really changing in Virginia when people in Charlottesville start removing the name of prominent Albemarle County native son Thomas Jefferson from public view and recognition. The University of Virginia may be “Mr. Jefferson’s...

A lurid encounter with religious bigotry

A woman getting out of her car in front of CVS Pharmacy in Floyd Friday afternoon descended on me as I was trying to get into my vehicle. “You should be ashamed,” she said, leaving me wondering which of my many shames has caught her attention. Then she...