No way equal

We cannot sit by without commenting on the announcement by the University of Richmond regarding its examination into possibly renaming two campus buildings that honor white supremacists who were instrumental in the school’s history. UR President Ronald A. Crutcher has ...

Voting: A powerful tool

Our nation is in a state of disgrace because of the spineless Republicans in the U.S. Senate.


We have grave concerns about the state’s COVID-19 vaccine efforts and how those disproportionately impacted by the potentially fatal virus seem to be last on the list to receive inoculation against it.

Kamras, the schools and COVID-19

Richmond Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras got what he wanted this week when the Richmond School Board voted to extend his contract for four years.


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.

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.

A new day

We revel in the glow surrounding the Jan. 20 inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala Harris, and the historic “firsts” it represents for our nation: Vice President Harris, the highest-ranking woman ever elected in U.S. ...

Speaking truth to power

“Hope and fear cannot occupy the same space at the same time. Invite one to stay.” — Maya angelou

Chickens have come home to roost

The chickens have come home to roost in America.

Hurry, Jan. 20

We remain disgusted by President Trump and his continued assault on democracy — this time stemming from his refusal to accept the outcome of the November presidential election.

Woman power

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” — Margaret Thatcher

A New Year’s message

"For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice." - T.S. Eliot

Holiday message

May the spirit of this season bring you peace, hope and joy during these times