The Free Press included in an article regarding City Councilman Parker C. Agelasto an implication that I might own residential property outside the city of Richmond.
May all of us remember that God sent his son to show us how to make the world a better place.
On Sunday, Dec. 2, two young men were shot on Raven Street in the East End. One, a juvenile, was found around 9 p.m. with an apparent gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital. About two hours later, police ...
Re Letters to the Editor, “Why I don’t go to church,” Free Press Nov. 29-Dec. 1 edition:
Many elected officials should have “For Sale” signs outside their office doors. They also should make it known that they are discriminatory in who gets to buy them. They are “For Sale” to the white corporate and banking sectors only.
Re “Council committee blocks entry of medical transport company into Richmond market” and “Coliseum’s success raises new questions about need to replace it,” Free Press Nov. 29-Dec. 1 edition:
I think it is a positive concept that a church is dispensing micro loans to community members. It is obvious that payday lenders target the minority community, and black people in particular. Most of the customers I have seen are ...
You do not have to be African-American to receive prejudicial treatment from Virginia Commonwealth University Police. You can be a scruffy-looking white person and receive roughly comparable treatment.
I don’t go to church because I find it irrelevant. When I went to church, even good ones with a message and an active congregation, I found serious issues were omitted.
Every once in a while, you come across a person who is willing to put the community ahead of all things. They do this day in and day out. George Nixon is such a person. He has volunteered to help ...
Re “ ‘I’m done:’ Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham announces his last day on the force will be Dec. 31,’ ” Free Press Nov. 15-17 edition:
Why can’t we simply be humble and bold enough to engage in truth? Fear, poverty and capitalism are used to harness control and build divisions among people, but offer no truth.
If you truly desire to save our city and our children, you must demand that all people be held to the standard of unimpeachable truth. Years ago on the schoolyard of what is now Obama Elementary School, I remember that ...
The 17th Street Farmers’ Market Legacy Vendors — Luceal Allen, Rosa Fleming and Tim Christian — desperately need your help. They have been cut out of the renovated market in Shockoe Bottom, despite promises otherwise.
Marcus-David Peters’ death surely could have been avoided. Many white people have had naked, out-of-control encounters with the police since his execution and they were all taken in alive.