RICHMOND, Vir. — Virginia has executed more people over a longer period of time than any other state, a tradition that stretches back to colonial days when Captain George Kendall was executed for treason. That’s about to be a thing of the past, after both the the House of Delegates and state Senate both approved […]Read More
Michael Lee Pope
Michael Pope is a reporter for Virginia Public Radio. He's an author and journalist who lives in Old Town Alexandria. He has reported for NPR, the New York Daily News and the Alexandria Gazette Packet. He has a master's degree in American Studies from Florida State University, and he is a former adjunct professor at Tallahassee Community College. He is the author of four books.
RICHMOND, Va. — Even after a summer of unrest nationwide that led to round-the-clock coverage of protests and demands, the Black Lives Matter movement — or BLM — is already facing legislative setbacks in this new year. In their first week in session, Virginia state senators rejected a proposal that would have outlawed private prisons […]Read More