Real role models

We all need role models. We’re not seeing many coming out of D.C. right now, with President Trump’s criminal foibles exposed even more with the public impeachment inquiry broadcasts that started Wednesday.

Election redux

If nothing else, last week’s elections showed us that change is coming.

Veterans hurt by predatory for-profit colleges by Charlene Crowell

Nov. 11 is observed as Veterans Day every year. It’s a time to honor the 18.2 million men and women still living who served in at least one war. Though observances vary across the nation, each celebrates the American ideal ...

Clearing the way for Medicare for All by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

Affordable health care for all is now at the center of the presidential debate. Two of the top three contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination — Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders — support Medicare for All. The third, former ...

Let’s get ready to rumble

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to a spectacular night for a heavyweight live political title bout here at the O.S.A. arena in downtown Philadelphia.


The voters of Virginia have spoken. And we are jubilant about the message they sent through the ballot box on Tuesday — that they want a more progressive Virginia as envisioned by Democrats.

Dispelling the myth about lynching, by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

President Trump’s use of the term “lynching” to describe the ongoing impeachment inquiry in the U.S. House of Representatives naturally sparked bipartisan outrage. The president and his shameless apologist, South Carolina’s U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, defended the use of the ...

Commit to affordable health care, by Ray Curry

Laughter is the best medicine, says the Reader’s Digest version of America. But not when it’s the only medicine, responds the America that far too many have known and continue to know. Not when the United States alone is one ...

Deaths reaffirm importance of CBC, by Marc H. Morial

In recent days, America lost two influential African-Americans who served as high-ranking members of the Congressional Black Caucus — Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland and former Rep. John Conyers of Michigan. Their loss has served to reaffirm the importance ...

Free Press endorsements for 2019 Virginia elections

Tuesday, Nov. 5, is Election Day.

Crusade’s candidate for 5th

The Richmond Crusade for Voters is proud of its heritage rich with the tradition of supporting candidates whose primary interest is eliminating injustices, creation of equality and providing a voice for the downtrodden, disabled and disaffected citizens in our community.

Learning from Kanye and Kim

It will take a lot of money for anyone really trying to keep up with the Kardashians.

Ensuring democracy by securing elections

For the past two years, I have served as vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, helping lead the only bipartisan investigation into Russia’s attack on the 2016 election. Our goal in this investigation is not to re-litigate the 2016 ...

Tribute to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings

It’s hard to express how great a loss the death of Congressman Elijah E. Cummings represents for the civil rights community.

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It is important that the community supports and stands behind The Market@25th.