loudoun county

Around the Novahood

LOUDOUN SHOWS THE WAY WITH THREE PROGRESSIVE ACTIONS In recent weeks, Loudoun County has taken steps in three separate areas in ways that promote progress in the community. It will apologize for formerly operating segregated schools, backed the creation of… Read More ›

Signs of a Political Pandemic

Viral pandemics are initiated by one or a few infected carriers entering an area. Some are impossible to detect, and others appear to sprout in more than one place at a time. While there are no epidemiological studies or data… Read More ›

Around the Novahood

Around the Novahood appears periodically, containing brief items of interest from the greater Northern Virginia area. LOUDOUN NOTES FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUDGE The General Assembly has approved the nominations of two judges to the Loudoun County General District Court, including the… Read More ›

New Voters Turned Virginia Blue

Editors’ Note: An insightful analysis reposted from The New York Times, November 9, 2019.  By Sabrina Tavernise and Robert Gebeloff SOUTH RIDING, Va. — Not long ago, this rolling green stretch of Northern Virginia was farmland. Most people who could vote had grown up here. And… Read More ›

Loudoun County Learns its History of Lynching

Editors’ Note: Crossposted from The Loudoun Times-Mirror, June 21, 2019. The unveiling of the memorial on June 19th was significant, as Juneteenth, as it is called, commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas, emancipating the… Read More ›