Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Dana T. Bedden may be on his way out. The Free Press has learned that he is competing for a higher paying superintendent’s job in a larger school district outside of Virginia.
Hundreds of African-American students are becoming doctors, nurses, dentists and medical researchers, thanks to university alliances Dr. Louis W. Sullivan created in Richmond and elsewhere. That is just one of the achievements of the pioneering 81-year-old physician, educator and health advocate whose autobiography, “Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine,” was just named the winner of the 2015 NAACP Image Award for nonfiction.
Community service, but no jail time for protesting low wages.
Meet the new managing editor of the Richmond Free Press.
Known as “She She” or “Aunt Sis” to her family and friends, Mrs. Shelton impressed everyone with her vivacity, grace and dignity.
Vernard William Henley presided over the highs and lows of Consolidated Bank & Trust Co. in Richmond, once the oldest independent black-owned bank in America.
There will be two options for families who cannot afford new shoes for their students, thanks to area churches.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in to keep the first same-sex marriages from happening in the Old Dominion.
The Henrico Hitters are the champions of the 2014 Black World Series.
Richmond students who still need school supplies will have another opportunity this weekend to get them without charge.
Amid all of its other problems, the Richmond School Board is now facing a $1 million charge for stormwater control.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe did his best Robert Griffin III imitation in dodging the controversy over the Washington football team’s racist nickname.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe is forming a new “Children’s Cabinet’’ to focus on improving conditions for youths in Virginia.
Voters in southwest Virginia will cast ballots Tuesday to determine the balance of power in the state Senate.
Voters to speak Saturday on Democratic nominee
Now it's up to the voters.