Equal opportunity

For a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused grievous conditions throughout our world.

Putting others first

I think we could have avoided the coronavirus pandemic.

Book group welcomes others

Re “Faith leaders issue BHM book challenge to Richmond area residents,” Free Press Feb. 4-6 edition:


We are over Chesterfield state Sen. Amanda Chase and her middle age Barbie twin, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia.

Automatic restoration of felons’ voting rights

We have long called for the voting rights of felons to be restored automatically once they have served their time.

‘A lot left to be done’, by Ben Jealous

February is Black History Month — and Black people just made a whole lot of history.

Celebrating the Black Family, by Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

At the opening of Black History Month, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, announces the 2021 Black History theme — “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.”

Samuel W. Tucker was a ‘giant among giants’

As we enter Black History Month, don’t forget Samuel W. Tucker.

What has happened to the Black church?

Re “Fourth Baptist Church tumult raises concern among congregation,” Free Press Jan. 21-23 edition:

Expect the radical left to ‘start tearing down ... America’

Since Nov. 3, I have spoken to many people who voted for the Biden-Harris ticket. They told me they did so hoping a woman of color would be in the White House and/or because they personally hate Donald J. Trump.

Act to fix broken immigration system

Thank you for your coverage of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. I was particularly moved by the inclusive nature of the inauguration and the immediate steps to make sure our government values all members ...

Two more years

We add our voice to those who believe Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras should have no more than a two-year contract extension.

Biden and executive orders

What a difference a week makes.

What will the Black community demand?, by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III

America has what it voted for.

Healing a divided America, by Dr. Keith Magee

A white man strolled into an office, settled down in a leather chair and casually put his dirty boots on the desk in front of him.