Jeremy Lazarus

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Black community divided over whether Northam should resign

To condemn or to forgive? The Rev. Al Sharpton took center stage on the condemnation front Feb. 7 as he took part in a Virginia Union University program titled “Reflections on Faith, Community and Racial Reconciliation in the Commonwealth.”

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RRHA poised to name Duncan as new CEO

Damon E. Duncan, a public and affordable housing veteran with 26 years of experience, is to be named the next chief executive officer of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority, the Free Press has learned.

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City to get new children’s hospital

Construction is set to start in a few months on a $350 million, 92-bed hospital for children on the medical campus of Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Council approves new housing, shelter policies

Overshadowed by the debate over renaming the Boulevard, Richmond City Council Monday night unanimously approved policy changes that will impact affordable housing and the use of city property for cold weather shelters.

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Joe Morrissey exploring run against Sen. Dance

Joseph D. “Joe” Morrissey is preparing to make a political comeback.

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City Council and street names

One Richmond group is calling on City Council to change the names of streets and bridges that are named for slaveholders and those who fought to keep African-Americans enslaved.

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Capitol chaos blowing over?

The storm over the State Capitol appears to be easing up — for now.

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A boulevard named Arthur Ashe

City Council approves street to honor Richmond legend

From now on, it will be Arthur Ashe Boulevard.

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Fairfax battles sexual assault allegation

Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax, a 39-year-old rising star in the state Democratic Party, is battling to save his political career after being hit with a shocking allegation of sexual assault that dates back 15 years.

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Community organizer and strategist Lillie A. Estes succumbs at 59

Lillie Ann Estes set the standard for community organizing in Richmond.

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