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Editorials

Speaking truth to power

“Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space at the same time. Invite one to stay.” — Maya angelou

Chickens have come home to roost

The chickens have come home to roost in America.

Hurry, Jan. 20

We remain disgusted by President Trump and his continued assault on democracy — this time stemming from his refusal to accept the outcome of the November presidential election.

Woman power

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” — Margaret Thatcher

A New Year’s message

"For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice." - T.S. Eliot

Holiday message

May the spirit of this season bring you peace, hope and joy during these times

The gift

We are awestruck by Tuesday’s announcements of the latest largesse by billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, including gifts of $30 million to Virginia State University and $40 million to Norfolk State University.

Light at the end of the tunnel

We have waited for this moment — the arrival of a vaccine for COVID-19, the dreadful virus that has taken the lives of more than 304,000 people across the country, including more than 4,500 Virginians, and impacted the lives of ...

A house divided

A house divided cannot stand.

Buyer beware

We were not surprised that the developers of the defunct new Richmond Coliseum and Downtown development project ran to the welcoming embrace of Henrico County when their costly $1.5 billion Navy Hill project was rejected last year in Richmond.

Step aside, Ms. Showalter

When a public servant fails to serve the public, then she or he should step down from office or be removed.

Thanksgiving Message

In a year of turmoil...

Lighting a fire

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones lit a fire Tuesday when she spoke to an online group of 120-plus local people about school re-segregation and equity in education.

Help the people

We call on the U.S. Senate to act now to pass a second COVID-19 relief package to help the millions of people in this country facing dire economic straits because of the pandemic.

Veterans Day

We take this moment to salute our nation’s veterans, the men and women who committed themselves to our nation’s defense — and to our liberty — through service in the Armed Forces.

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