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Readers weigh in on Coliseum and Downtown development proposal

Re: “Thumbs down: City Council-appointed advisory commission rejects $1.5B Coliseum and Downtown redevelopment plan after 3-month review,” Free Press Dec. 26-28 edition:

‘Resolve ... to end the violence’

Re “Remembering loved ones,” Free Press Dec. 19-21 edition:

New Year's message

Best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Trump's 'revolution' is destroying America by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

As the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Trump, it is time for reflection.

Placing profits over people by Julianne Malveaux

Who would have thought that amid the Christmas holidays we would learn that billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is using convicted prisoners to make calls for his campaign?

Help for those facing evicion by Osita Iroegbu

During the past several months, the Mayor’s Office has communicated with dozens of individuals and families potentially facing evictions.

Holiday message

Holiday message

Remembering trailblazer Richard G. Hatcher

“I thought it was the greatest thing in the world that he was going to be our mayor. He was someone who looked like us and fought for the things we believed in and needed.

An egregious comparison

The hours before the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment vote were a study in contrasts. While Democrats approached the debate leading up to the vote somberly, with all due consideration and with historical references, Republicans seemed to think they were ...

A model for rebuilding Downtown

“Look around at how lucky we are to be alive right now.” With so much happening in Richmond, across the country and around the world, we’re reminded of these words from the musical “Hamilton,” which just wrapped a 24-show run ...

Navy Hill project nothing to celebrate

Why should black folks be excited about the Navy Hill development project?

Leftist not as beaten down in Sweden

Re Column “Calling out the Republicans” Free Press Dec. 19-21 edition: The political right in Sweden was less successful in destroying the political left in Sweden than the political right here in the United States was in destroying the political ...

No neutral ground

We commend the thousands of people who turned out Tuesday night in rallies in more than 600 locales around the nation to call for the impeachment of President Trump. We believe that the president must be removed from office before ...

Hope during the holidays

During this holiday time, when it is easy to sink into a state of depression or despair because of finances, family, bad weather and bad news, we were buoyed last week when an envelope arrived at the Richmond Free Press ...

Calling out the Republicans

When you elect a clown, expect a circus. And this month’s impeachment hearings have been precisely that. Yelling, shouting and disrespectful accusing seem more the rule than the exception.