Georgia comes through

Three cheers for the voters of Georgia.

Rest well, Congressman McEachin

In reading Congressman Robert “Bobby” Scott’s description of A. Donald McEachin, as a “gentle giant” I firmly believe that truer words, perhaps, have never been spoken for Rep. McEachin who died on Monday at age 61.

Witness to history

We will be witnesses to more history when Congress reconvenes in January.

Wins, losses and deja vu

We continue to note Black success in the November elections, which includes the election of two Republicans from majority-white districts.

Election results reflect diversity

The horse race between Democrats and Republicans for control of Congress is attracting the most attention in the wake of Tuesday’s midterm election.

Get out and vote

The midterm election cycle hasn’t generated much buzz in Richmond. While a few registration and get-out-the vote drives have occurred, the hubbub of activity usually associated with election-year cycles has been absent.

Fade to dark

What a week. From failing test scores to another vigil for a young Black person to yet another police chief’s resignation. So much bad news within just a few days leaves many of us cynical, fearful, speechless and definitely exhausted.

Halloween, Hype and Herschel

Halloween is just around the corner but many among us have been up to the same old tricks all year long, particularly in terms of politics.

Profits marginalize Black patients

Good health is our greatest asset.

There’s no place like a home that’s affordable

Finding affordable housing in the Richmond market is a real challenge for many. A study of the Richmond market has found housing in 75 percent of the city is too expensive for a majority of families with household incomes below ...

Pride, prejudice and government extortion

Literary great Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote, “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”

Black-owned businesses and The Diamond

Richmond has long been home to thriving Black businesses and it is exciting to know that the future looks bright for several such enterprises that have been tapped to help develop the new Diamond District on the city’s North Side.


Along with many in this city, we are upset that Tynashia Humphrey’s life was cut short.

A big deal

Join us in congratulating Mayor Levar M. Stoney and the City Hall team for the Diamond District deal.

RRHA gets it right with Steven Nesmith

We look forward to seeing what Steven B. “Steve” Nesmith will do as the new chief executive officer of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.