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Patrick Washington

Patrick N. Washington is a resident and native of Central Virginia. He has been engaged in political activism since he was a teenager. Patrick is the former vice-chair of the Petersburg Republican Committee. He presently serves as secretary of the Hopewell Republican Committee and as vice-chair of the Hopewell Electoral Board. He is also an ordained minister and has presided over the Enlightenment Synagogue since 2012.

If you have been on YouTube, Facebook or any other social media site, you might come across the videos and posts of the passionate blogger Jake Van Gogh. He allowed us to get to know him more by answering...

In honor of Black History Month, I would like to share the narrative of my 4th great uncle, Charlie Crawley. Charlie Crawley was born as a slave in Lunenberg County, Virginia. After the Civil War, Charlie’s...

In a week from now, many people all around the world will celebrate Christmas, the recognized birthday of Jesus. For several people, the Christmas is more about exchanging gifts and spending time with...

When most people think of God, they think of an old gray-headed man sitting on some clouds somewhere. All of us can remember paintings, pictures and even cartoons that depict God in that manner. That...

Earlier this week, President Donald J. Trump addressed the general assembly of the United Nations for the first time in his presidency. Many were wondering whether we were going to see the diplomatic...

Confederate General Robert E. Lee is one of the most misunderstood figures in American history. Because of his role as commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and titular head of the Confederate military,...

Earlier this week, the Trump administration announced that they are rescinding the DACA program. That announcement immediately sent shockwaves through the political class. However, when the announcement...

Eka Darville became famous playing the Red Ranger on the superhero action show Power Rangers. From there, he has made appearances on several television shows. Darville was born the son of reggae artist...

Now, I am one of those unique creatures that you may find just as unique as a unicorn. I am an Afro-American that consistently votes for and supports the Republican party.  I do not like the phrase “Black...

Once considered the cute and adorable kid star of Smart Guy, Tahj Mowry has really grown up to be the hot and sexy star of Freeform’s Baby Daddy. In Baby Daddy, he had a supporting role as the quirky...