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Statue honors once-enslaved woman who won freedom in court

By Mark Pratt, Associated Press The story of an enslaved woman who went to court to win her freedom more than 80 years before the...

Serena’s Legacy: Plenty of Wins, Plenty of Stands on Issues

By Howard Fwndrich, AP Tennis Writer That one, brief response from Williams said quite a lot — about her one-of-a-kind talent with a racket in...

UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

A London museum agreed Sunday, August 7, to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century from what is now...

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Woman in Emmett Till Killing

A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70...

The Hon. Leon Williams’ Lifetime Achievement Centennial Celebration!

By Cori Zaragoza, V&V Staff Writer The event, held at the County Administration Center, was attended by more than 500 people, including locals, politicians, and...