Women’s instinct

A woman’s instinct is usually spot on. In this case, it was the instinct of a small group of women to convene a march in Washington to protest the inauguration of President Trump.

Our place in history

On Friday, Jan. 20, a new president will be inaugurated. Donald J. Trump, the billionaire businessman who has never held elective office and is so guided by impulse that he rarely holds his tongue, will become the 45th president. As ...

Free Press celebrates 25 years

A message to our readers by Free Press Publisher Jean P. Boone Twenty-five years ago in January 1992, I often would refer to the Richmond Free Press as “a baby that wouldn’t stop crying.”

Jennifer McClellan for the 9th District Senate seat

We hope voters in the state’s 9th Senate District, which includes parts of Richmond, Henrico, Hanover and Charles City County, will go to the polls Tuesday, Jan. 10, and cast their ballots for Delegate Jennifer McClellan.

Get ready to rumble

For many, the new year began rather gloomily with the reminder that, in just a few short days, the nation will have a new president, who slid into office without the backing of a majority of American voters and with ...

New Year’s wish

New Years Wish

Holiday wishes

To our Free Press readers, subscribers, advertisers and supporters,

Moving forward

We are relieved the investigation of Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ administration and the alleged use of city resources in the construction of the new Chesterfield sanctuary by the mayor’s church, First Baptist Church of South Richmond, has been completed.

Free and fair election?

That has been the chief U.S. rallying cry for decades regarding elections in countries around the globe, including South Africa, Venezuela, Palestine and even Iran.

The lessons of war

Wednesday, Dec. 7, marked the 75th anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor.

On health

As the talk grows in Washington about dismantling and/or privatizing nationally supported health care programs, including Obamacare, or the federal Affordable Care Act, and Medicare, we remind our readers that the health and lives of countless individuals and families have ...

Keeping it real

We are trying very hard to keep an open mind — and a thimble of optimism — about what lies ahead under the new administration of soon-to-be President Donald Trump.

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Personnel is policy

Nine days have passed since Donald Trump was named the winner of the presidential election, and the world has not come to an end — although for many, it may seem like it.

A national nightmare

We awakened to a nightmare Wednesday morning with news that Republican Donald Trump, the racist, sexist, misogynistic, xenophobic, anti-black, anti-Latino, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, vulgar candidate for president, actually won. His election initially caused global turmoil, with financial markets in the U.S. ...