Month: February 2017

News: “I can’t sit at the table because I am not a good ol’ boy”: Virginia Beach architect marches for equality

By Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot Alissa Skelton Feb 24, 2017 Wendell Green will march 3 miles for African Americans who aspire to join his profession. He will march for the young architects and designers he mentors, who want to live in Hampton Roads, make a living and raise families. The 70-year-old African-American architect will march…

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News: Peaceful march for equality shuts down Atlantic Ave. at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

By Alissa Skelton The Virginian-Pilot The few hundred people who marched along Atlantic Avenue at the Oceanfront on Saturday had a simple message. “I want everyone to have a fair chance,” said Diane Wesh, 25, a law student at Regent University. Chanting, singing and waving signs, marchers closed one of the city’s busiest streets in…

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News: ODU climate scientist states Congressman Taylor should lead on climate change

Michael Allen, who is a climate scientist at ODU had this to say in regards to Congressman Taylor comments on climate change: LAST WEEK, people from Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District jammed into Kempsville High School for the first town hall for newly elected U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor. Amid the chants, boos and cheers associated with…

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Letter: What Taylor didn’t say

Our VBDC chairman, Dave Belote, recently published a letter concerning Rep. Scott Taylor’s town hall comments and actions: As the chairman of Virginia Beach Democrats, I was amused to see U.S. Rep. Scott Taylor blame my party for inciting the crowd at his Monday night town hall meeting at Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach.…

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Platform of the Democratic Party of Virginia

The Democratic Party of Virginia exists to facilitate and encourage the full participation of all Virginians in choosing their elected officials and controlling their political destiny. It is dedicated to the preservation of all the rights enumerated in Article One of the Constitution of Virginia. The Democratic Party of Virginia exercises full equality with Democratic…

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