We are pleased by Virginia’s inaugural Barbara Johns Day, which will be observed on Monday, April 23. That is the day in 1951 that the 16-year-old activist led her fellow students on a walkout to protest the deplorable conditions at ...
The law is closing in on President Trump and he’s not happy.
Richmond’s new schools superintendent, Jason Kamras, recently named five of the six top officials he is bringing in to be a part of his cabinet in running the city’s public school system.
Memories of the life and lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are flooding back this week as the national media and groups across the nation remember the young Baptist minister who died 50 years ago on April 4, 1968. ...
School shootings. A mad bomber.
We are disappointed that Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s proposed 2018-2020 budget holds no more additional funds to fix up the city’s dilapidated schools than the revenue expected from a meals tax increase.
Two more people were hurt this week in the latest school shooting, this time at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Md.
A hearty congratulations to the John Marshall High School and Varina High School boys’ basketball state championship teams!
We are encouraged and inspired by the activism of students in Metro Richmond and across the nation who staged school walkouts on Wednesday to remember the victims of the Valentine’s Day school massacre in Parkland, Fla., and to push federal ...
This week, we honor the late Raymond H. Boone Sr. from whose vision and purpose the Richmond Free Press was born.
The latest proof that the activism of the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is having an impact:
Like a weed sprouting from the crack in a sidewalk, the truth always comes out. Take, for example, the rancid deal struck in 2012 by City Hall and the Washington NFL team for a Richmond training camp. City Council was ...
We are transfixed by the passion and activism of the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Fla.
We understand the need for compromise, but we believe Democratic Gov. Ralph S. Northam caved to the Republicans when he struck a deal last week with GOP House Speaker Kirk Cox.