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End the paralysis

Once again, we have turned our Richmond public schoolchildren and their parents into beggars.

The latest stunt

We are living in dangerous times. The bigots in the White House have launched a federal Justice Department study of anti-white bias in college admissions. The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Trump administration plans to redirect the civil ...

Racist still

The Free Press has long been a champion of free speech. But there are instances in which we don’t like the words being used.

Keep the pressure on

We don’t know where to begin this week with the crazy that has taken place in Washington.

Health care fight

Republican efforts to dismantle health care in this nation are not over, despite the setback handed to the GOP leadership earlier this week. On Monday, a handful of their own U.S. Senate colleagues refused to go along with a vote ...

Maggie Walker’s awesomeness

We are still filled with pride and exuberance from the Maggie L. Walker statue dedication last Saturday in Downtown. There was a gloriousness about the day that Richmond rarely sees.

Stop the madness

We are tired of President Trump and his lies. And we are particularly aggravated by his hubris and deceit when it comes to his connections with Russia and his collusion with the Kremlin to win the November 2016 presidential election.

Freedom isn’t free

We refuse to be intimidated by the Ku Klux Klan and its plan to hold a rally this Saturday in Charlottesville.

Take them down

There’s a heaping measure of ridiculousness in Mayor Levar M. Stoney’s appointment of a Monument Avenue Commission to put the statues along the street in context.

Adversity and accountability

The pressure of adversity is the most powerful sustainer of accountability, so it has been said. And the Richmond School Board certainly is feeling the pressure.

A new sheriff in town

Move over, C.T. There’s a new sheriff in town.

Get ready to rumble

The votes are in from Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican primaries.

Remembering the Lovings

Monday, June 12, is the 50th anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned laws banning interracial marriage in the United States.

The end, we hope

We urge our readers to tune into their TVs, radios, tablets and/or mobile devices at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8, to hear former FBI Director James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee about President Trump’s conduct in connection with ...

Vote on Tuesday, June 13

If you want to have a say in which candidates are on the November ballot, get ready to vote. Polls across Virginia will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, for voters to make their choices ...