Police abuse redux

When will the police abuse and killing of Black people stop?

Lessons from the Chauvin trial

The murder trial of former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd has offered us many lessons, if we care to listen.

Easter message

May this season of rebirth bring you renewed strength and joy.

Good riddance to the death penalty

Virginia has finally come down on the right side of the law with the abolition of the death penalty.

End the violence

It may seem incongruous heralding the abolition of the death penalty during a time in which two mass shootings have occurred within the space of a week.

Voting rights restoration

Voting is the lynchpin of democracy.

Getting to the other side

One year ago this week, COVID-19 stealthily came into our community and upended our lives. It has been a hard year.

The prince and the duchess

If anyone is unclear about the damage racism causes, one had only to watch media mogul Oprah Winfrey’s sad and sickening interview with Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry.

An about-face

Who lit a fire under Richmond Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras?


We hope that residents of Richmond’s public housing communities will offer their thoughts on what qualities the next CEO of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority should have and what challenges he or she will face.

No way equal

We cannot sit by without commenting on the announcement by the University of Richmond regarding its examination into possibly renaming two campus buildings that honor white supremacists who were instrumental in the school’s history. UR President Ronald A. Crutcher has ...

Voting: A powerful tool

Our nation is in a state of disgrace because of the spineless Republicans in the U.S. Senate.


We have grave concerns about the state’s COVID-19 vaccine efforts and how those disproportionately impacted by the potentially fatal virus seem to be last on the list to receive inoculation against it.

Kamras, the schools and COVID-19

Richmond Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras got what he wanted this week when the Richmond School Board voted to extend his contract for four years.


We are over Chesterfield state Sen. Amanda Chase and her middle age Barbie twin, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia.