Re “Slave memorial and museum gets jumpstart under mayor’s plan,” Free Press July 30-Aug. 1 edition:
Democratic members of the Virginia General Assembly do not want honest, law-abiding African-Americans to exercise their Second Amendment rights to own a firearm.
I feel betrayed because of the stimulus check I received.
The most recent acts of evil that brought about innocent deaths of Black people due to police brutality and white racism compel the faculty of School of Theology at Virginia Union University, or STVU, to condemn these acts in the ...
As protests in Richmond continue to draw attention to decades of overpolicing, it has become abundantly clear that the status quo cannot hold. Richmond is a city with deeply entrenched segregation and brutal poverty alongside glittering new developments. Recent police ...
Editor’s note: Former President Obama issued the following statement last Saturday on the death of Rep. John Lewis of Georgia. It stands in stark contrast to that tweeted by the current occupant of the White House.
Re “Questions swirl around judge,” Free Press July 16-18 edition:
I’m a volunteer for an environmental organization. Like many similar organizations, the great majority of our leaders are white, middle-aged or older and middle class or better. Of course, this is not representative of Virginia.
As a young political activist, my 18th birthday was monumental because I would be able vote. However, I turned 18 on Nov. 24, 2016, and missed the opportunity that year to participate in one of the most significant and historical ...
The Washington NFL franchise is a disgrace! In the year 2020, Washington team owner Daniel Snyder cannot possibly continue to rationalize keeping his ridiculously racist team name in the face of widespread, righteous public condemnation.
Currently, we are in the midst of a major and long overdue reckoning in this nation.
People in the city of Richmond protested during the past month and they have been heard. The city that was once on fire at the close of the Civil War is again on fire — spiritually and politically. Now is ...
If we want to truly be equal, take all the statues down, and don’t show favoritism to any one race or gender.
On April 13, 1996, Thomas W. Foley was shot in a breezeway of an apartment building on Midlothian Turnpike while trying to purchase crack cocaine.
As a veteran participant in the struggle for racial justice, I enthusiastically support the unparalleled street demonstrations, sparked by the 8-minute, 46-second police execution of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and spearheaded by the Black Lives Matter movement.