With COVID-19, we are on our own, by Glenn Ellis

As of now, there is no clear proof that the antibodies that develop after being infected with COVID-19 offer any protection from future infections.

On Labor Day, let’s work to elect champions for the working class

This year, Labor Day comes just 57 days away from what could be the most historically important election for Virginia’s working people.

Democracy vs. authoritarianism

Re “Trump uses Black people to defend him at RNC,” Free Press Aug. 27-29 edition:

The Trump Show

We are disgusted by the rhetoric, lies and blatant disregard for the American people occurring during this week’s “Trump Show” that replaced what should have been a Republican National Convention.

Nowhere to run

You can’t outrun the coronavirus.

Get together, brothers and sisters, by Barbara Reynolds

Sexism is raising its ugly head again, and this time it is not just the white men who trashed Hillary Clinton in 2016. This time, the rumblings are coming from some Black men. And their target is U.S. Sen. Kamala ...

Mail-in voting is part of a COVID-19 ‘scam-demic’

The grifters have a new scam: Mail-in voting.

Attention needed for pedestrian and cyclist safety

The attention of all mayoral candidates should be drawn to the dangerous situation at 17th and Dock streets, where most people get on the Virginia Capital Trail in Richmond.

The 19th Amendment

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.” — ...

Black women leading, by Marc H. Morial

The selection of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris to be the Democratic vice presidential nominee represents many “firsts” — the first Black woman to be nominated on a major party ticket. The first vice presidential candidate of South Asian descent. The ...

Laws as weapons of the unjust, by Oscar H. Blayton

We read in disbelief that a Black man who has already spent almost 23 years in a Louisiana prison for stealing a pair of garden clippers has now been denied any measure of mercy and must spend the rest of ...

Fitting name for new vice presidential candidate

Re “Magic moment,” “Biden-Harris” editorial and “5 faith facts about VP pick Kamala Harris – a Black Baptist with Hindu family,” Free Press Aug. 13-15 edition:

Faith and Sen. Kamala Harris

Re “5 faith facts about VP pick Kamala Harris – a Black Baptist with Hindu family,” Free Press Aug. 13-15 edition:

Concern for fiancé in jail during pandemic

Re “3 inmates, 2 staffers at city jail test positive for COVID-19, numbers higher in Henrico,” Free Press July 23-25 edition:


Kamala! That one name texted and sent out via social media on Tuesday said it all.