“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” — Nelson Mandela
What happens in prison does not stay in prison.
The minority community’s relationship with the medical and scientific world has not been built upon trust. This is particularly true with African-Americans.
As a veteran participant in the struggle for racial justice, I enthusiastically support the unparalleled street demonstrations, sparked by the 8-minute, 46-second police execution of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and spearheaded by the Black Lives Matter movement.
In a 1965 edition of Collier’s Encyclopedia, an account of the arrival of the first enslaved people in Virginia was offered thusly, supposedly by someone who was there: “About the last of August came in a Dutch man of warre ...
Most people would agree domestic violence is a blight on society generally and directly on people and families affected by it.
I can understand the current movement, but things have gotten way out of control.
In the upcoming presidential debates, two changes for at least one debate would give the voters a chance to see something entirely different than the same old, same old we have become used to.
We supported Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s call for the resignation of former Richmond Police Chief Will Smith.
According to the Washington Post, the 45th president told 19,126 lies between his inauguration in January 2017 and June 1, 2020. By now, the number has likely edged toward 20,000, as his Tulsa “rally” last Saturday yielded dozens more.
Too many white people on the right and left only want to listen to Black people who agree with them on everything.
Flying or displaying a Confederate flag outside of a museum is a tacit acceptance of the evil that it represents — slavery, Jim Crow, bigotry, racism, and death, not to mention treason.
The General Assembly passed hundreds of new laws earlier this year, most of which will go into effect on July 1.
Re: “Washington NFL team to skip training in Richmond,” Free Press June 18-20 edition:
On June 27 and 28, thou- sands will be involved in the American Radio Relay League Field Day.