The faces of immigration reform can be seen on the outside of a downtown Roanoke building.
Three foot high photos of men, women, boys and girls, are glued onto the wall in nice, neat rows. It’s part of the Inside Out 11M Public Art Project. The 11 M stands for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U. S.
A fall tradition is to catch the monarch migration in late September and Early October. This year, however, there may not be much to see.
It takes four generations and up to 3,000 miles for the monarch migration to make its roundtrip each year. Virginia is one of the many and varied locations in which one generation of the monarch will breed.
Thirty-two sets of families are still dealing with the losses they experienced six years ago due to the Virginia Tech shootings. And while they have tried to heal in their own ways, two still believe there's an injustice that must be righted. It's why they appeared at the Virginia Supreme Court, where they also heard state attorneys argue why a ruling holding Tech responsible for the massacre should be overturned.