The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus wisely offered alternative events Tuesday in Richmond remembering the Africans who were brought to Virginia 400 years ago in 1619.
On July 27, 1919, and for 13 days after, Chicago was engulfed in violence. White mobs wantonly attacked black people and black people fought back.
Re “Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit to Jamestown,” Free Press July 25-27 edition:
A couple of days ago, my 95-year-old mother passed away suddenly. She was doing well one day, and a day or two later, she was gone. The one good thing was that she didn’t suffer.
Re Editorial “Protecting the real America,” Free Press July 18-20 edition:
It was clear from the first 60 minutes of testimony by former special counsel Robert S. Mueller on Wednesday morning before the House Judiciary Committee that he was not going to give the Democrats what they were seeking: A dramatic ...
Nearly every week we get a new indicator of the cruelty of the current White House administration and its lopsided favoritism for the nation’s greedy corporate and individual 1 percenters at the expense of the 99 percent of us at ...
Eric Garner died pleading for his life on a New York City sidewalk. The chokehold that triggered his fatal asthma attack was illegal.
Mary Turner was lynched on May 19, 1918, because she dared to raise her voice. Her husband, Hayes Turner, was among 13 people lynched in two weeks in and around Valdosta, Ga.
Demographically, white folks comprise about 16 percent of the global population. Can you imagine their sum-total consternation if the other 84 percent, mostly folks of color, suddenly took up the chant, “Go back to where you came from”?
President Trump is a racist. Period.
Virginia recently was ranked the best state in the country to do business and the worst state for worker rights and protections.
As First Lady, Mrs. Obama earned a singular place in American history as the first black woman to hold the title. But it was her dignity and grace, her compassion and her commitment to uplifting the American people that truly ...
As George Washington climbed aboard Air Force One to fly to Europe, Capt. Paul Revere started the engines. As Capt. Revere took off he yelled, “The Americans are coming! Beware!” A Donald Trump history class is so enlightening.
Unfortunately, holding closed-door meetings will not accomplish what he seeks. Gov. Northam still has serious questions to answer.