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Joe Biden for president and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris for vice president

Competent. It’s not a flashy word or a flashy concept. But it best describes Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Levar M. Stoney for mayor

Richmond is at a crossroads — brought to this point by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the summer of protests calling for racial justice after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and capped by the removal of the racist ...

Voter power

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Why I am supporting Joe Biden

I’ve taken deep pride in my job during the past 20 years as a home care worker. The essential care I’ve provided to my clients — taking them to doctor appointments, reminding them to take their medication, shopping for groceries, ...

‘Stop voting for Democrats’

The rampage of shootings in Richmond has caused horrific damage to families and neighborhoods. In August and September, there were a total of 502 shootings in Richmond. Many of these had multiple victims, including fatalities. The problem is out of ...

Liberate Washington!

During the era of World War II, there was bipartisan agreement in America on one simple, unavoidable, indisput- able fact — the only good Nazi is a dead Nazi.

Current White House occupant not fit for re-election

People here in Virginia and in other states are saying that Democratic presidental candidate Joe Biden is not fit to be elected president.

Amy Coney Barrett

We have been disgusted, but not surprised by Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s evasive maneuvering during this week’s Senate confirmation hearings.

Politicians can stop police killings, by Ben Jealous

Millions of Americans have come out in big cities and small towns to protest the killings of unarmed civilians — often Black people — at the hands of law enforcement. If we want our demands for justice and accountability to ...

Monsters are scary – so are brilliant Black women, by Julianne Malveaux

I was frightened of monsters when I was a child. Not so sure why, but my brother, who loved to plague me, used to tell me they were lurking under my bed. I shook and I shivered, and I cried ...

FBI ready to help protect election

America’s elections are the foundation of our democracy and protecting them is a top FBI priority.

‘Get Richmond Working’ initiative would help eliminate disparities

Seeing construction cranes in Richmond is nothing out of the ordinary, but the ones that appeared in the wake of George Floyd’s death stood out from the rest.

Farmers to Families Food Box Program greatly helping area households

Thanks goes out to the many churches, ministries and other nonprofit organiza- tions that distribute food boxes to the needy.

The difference

The past week has shown us a major difference in how two top elected officials have handled the coronavirus.

Between hope and despair, by Julianne Malveaux

Black people occupy a place between hope and despair.

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