Re “Big Herm’s again only black-owned food vendor at Washington NFL team training camp,” Free Press Aug. 1-3 edition: Big Herm’s Kitchen is the only black-owned vendor at the Washington NFL team training camp. This has occurred three years straight. ...
Re “Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit to Jamestown,” Free Press July 25-27 edition:
A couple of days ago, my 95-year-old mother passed away suddenly. She was doing well one day, and a day or two later, she was gone. The one good thing was that she didn’t suffer.
Re Editorial “Protecting the real America,” Free Press July 18-20 edition:
Demographically, white folks comprise about 16 percent of the global population. Can you imagine their sum-total consternation if the other 84 percent, mostly folks of color, suddenly took up the chant, “Go back to where you came from”?
As George Washington climbed aboard Air Force One to fly to Europe, Capt. Paul Revere started the engines. As Capt. Revere took off he yelled, “The Americans are coming! Beware!” A Donald Trump history class is so enlightening.
Unfortunately, holding closed-door meetings will not accomplish what he seeks. Gov. Northam still has serious questions to answer.
I had three, young African-American men murdered in my district just in the week leading up to the Fourth of July holiday.
Re ‘A true champion’: Thousands celebrate dedication of Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Free Press June 27-29 edition: His name is Arthur Ashe Jr. His father’s name is Arthur Ashe.
For far too long, the voices of Richmond’s 8th District residents have been ignored.
For months now, Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax has asked that police open investigations into allegations that he sexually assaulted two women – one 15 years ago and the other 20 years ago.
Re “ ‘Votes and laws, not thoughts and prayers’: Gov. Northam calls for special General Assembly session to deal with gun violence,” Free Press June 6-8 edition: Gov. Ralph S. Northam, in an attempt to divert the public’s attention from ...
Re “Lawmakers hear the case for reparations,” Free Press June 20-22 edition: There are no block grant monies that have or will be solely targeted to the African-American community in an attempt to make amends for the wrong the government ...
Re “Friends of Battery Park to celebrate Mr. Ashe,” Free Press June 13-15 edition: Thank you so much for publicizing the event we are planning in celebration of the naming of Arthur Ashe Boulevard on Saturday, June 22.
Re Letters to the editor, “All GRTC bus stops need benches,” Free Press, June 6-8 edition: Ernest Parker Jr. is absolutely right that every GRTC bus stop should have a bench. Stops should have a shelter as well. Human dignity ...