Honoring Dr. King

We remember with awe and deep gratitude the selfless leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose vision and commitment to justice and equality for all people helped bend the arc of the moral universe in the right direction.

Just say no

Just because someone gives you something doesn’t mean it’s worth having.

New Year’s message

To our readers,

Holiday greetings

Happy Holidays

December surprise

We were slightly surprised — and a little amused — by some of the budget proposals put forth so far by outgoing Gov. Ralph S. Northam.

COVID-19 and the holidays

As we move into the holiday season, we urge all of our readers to not get carried away by the eggnog and the festive spirit. Rather, we hope everyone will remain vigilant against COVID-19 — to protect yourselves and your ...

Let the future begin

We commend the foresight and action of both outgoing Gov. Ralph S. Northam and Richmond Mayor Levar M. Stoney when it comes to the huge stone pedestal left on Monument Avenue after the removal of the statue of Confederate Gen. ...

Hate floats; we hope not here

We read with interest a story about the 25th Annual Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade that took place last Saturday evening on the Yorktown waterfront.

Ignore Him

Since he has been banned from Twitter, former President Trump has taken to email to send his endless tirades and rants.

Armstrong-Walker Classic Legacy

We congratulate the organizers of the Armstrong-Walker Classic Legacy who brought a great deal of cheer to Richmond with last Saturday’s successful parade, tailgate and football games.

The verdicts

Justice is not blind.

Thanksgiving message

May our hearts be filled with gratitude during this special season...

Tone deaf and worse

We were stopped cold by the remarks of the Richmond Marathon’s longtime lead coordinator of elite athletes, who, in an interview with the Free Press, offered his thoughts on race organizers not giving prize money to this year’s winners.

Elections have consequences

Elections have consequences. We already have seen that with the rejection on Nov. 2 by Richmond voters of the $565 million planned casino and resort development.

True test comes the day after

A wise person once said that the true measure of character is not what happens when you win, but what you do when you lose.