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Following directions

Dear Reader, This edition of the Richmond Free Press begins our 28th year of publishing. Our first edition — January 16-18,1992 — hit the streets with no internet, no smart phones and very few media outlets that populate today’s media ...

Are you safer today? by Dr. E. Faye Williams

We have an impeached president in our country because he has done so much destruction to our country. He has even destroyed who others believe we are.

We must listen to the ancestral warriors by A. Peter Bailey

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, it will be to our advantage to pay much closer attention to serious guidelines from some of our most brilliant and committed ancestral warriors.

Trump’s claims of privilege are above the law

Re Editorial “Trump, Iran and answers,” Free Press Jan. 9-11 edition: The GOP has supported Number 45 for three years in his move to destroy the country. The killing of a contractor in Iraq who made good money for working ...

Attracting new voters

Re Column, “The next debate,” Free Press Jan. 9-11 edition:

Remembering Dr. King

The nation on Monday, Jan. 20, will celebrate the life, works and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a nation divided, angry and unsure of what to expect and what we should be doing.

Opportunity time

The 2020 Virginia General Assembly session started on Wednesday with several historic markers of note.

Trump, Iran and answers

Now that President Trump has pushed America to the brink of war in the Middle East, we want answers.

The next debate, by Julianne Malveaux

Democrats started this presidential campaign season with more than 20 candidates. Eventually, it dropped to about a dozen, with, so far, only five of those “qualified” to appear on the next debate stage this month.

Emancipation Proclamation still under attack, by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

Jan. 1 marked the anniversary of a new America. On Jan. 1, 1863, as the Civil War approached the end of its second year, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring “that all persons held as slaves” within the ...

Readers weigh in on Coliseum and Downtown development proposal

Re: “Thumbs down: City Council-appointed advisory commission rejects $1.5B Coliseum and Downtown redevelopment plan after 3-month review,” Free Press Dec. 26-28 edition:

‘Resolve ... to end the violence’

Re “Remembering loved ones,” Free Press Dec. 19-21 edition:

New Year's message

Best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Trump's 'revolution' is destroying America by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

As the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Trump, it is time for reflection.

Placing profits over people by Julianne Malveaux

Who would have thought that amid the Christmas holidays we would learn that billionaire Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is using convicted prisoners to make calls for his campaign?

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