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Russia’s sabotage of U.S. elections

We don’t yet know — and perhaps may never fully know — to what extent Russian efforts to sabotage American elections succeeded. What we do know is that, in addition to waging a massive disinformation campaign on social media, Kremlin-backed ...

No game

Where is LeBron James when we need him? This week, while Mr. James was in Ohio announcing the opening of his new, multimillion-dollar I PROMISE School in conjunction with the Akron Public Schools, Richmond Public Schools officials were busy dissecting ...

‘America has never been immune to fascism’

To be sure, the increasing use of the “browning” of America slogan by commentators and its juxtaposition to “Taking Back America” is not an aberration.

Trump and chaos

In trying to understand President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy on immigration, one has to know the president’s background for his past 72 years.

‘T for treason’

It is very clear that 45 is not capable to lead this country. Every time he opens his mouth or tweets, he speaks or writes foolish things that are no longer believable. What we have is shame and embarrassment for ...

It is very clear that 45 is not capable to lead this country. Every time he opens his mouth or tweets, he speaks or writes foolish things that are no longer believable. What we have is shame and embar

Russian President Vladimir Putin came late to the Helsinki summit with President Trump last week and spoke first at the news conference afterward.

Nomination puts rights in jeopardy

Senate Republicans hope to get Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, confirmed before Oct. 1. Senate Democrats hope to hold off any vote until after the November elections, when Democrats have the possibility of taking ...

The poll that counts

When it comes to political races, don’t believe the polls.

Seeing the light

Kudos to Cora Hayes, the longtime public housing activist, who was instrumental in bringing a class action suit against the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority for overcharging public housing residents for electricity for more than four years.

Treasonous president?

Many of us in America suspect the reason President Trump meets by himself with autocrats like North Korean leader Kim Jung-un and Russian President Vladimir Putin is because he is being controlled.

Another road hazard

Re “Personality: Ron J. Melancon, Spotlight on founder of Dangerous Trailers, a safety advocacy organization,” Free Press July 12-14 edition: That was a nice article on Ron Melancon.

Thank you to people who serve and help others

Thanks to the doctors, nurses, first responders and volunteers and who serve mankind.

Marijuana laws, money making and double standards

America, the legalization of marijuana is not the answer.

Low-income and working people left out with Pulse

GRTC needs to help working people and old people, particularly those who don’t have anyone to help them get back and forth to the store to get food.

Audacity and Ida B. Wells

Crusading journalist Ida B. Wells was born on July 16, 1862. Although she made her mark as a journalist, she also was a social worker, advocate, feminist and organization leader.