Flawed football great
Some of us are too young to remember when Jim Brown ruled the gridiron from 1957 to 1965 as a powerful fullback for the Cleveland Browns.
The Memorial Day holiday is once more upon us and with it arrives ceremonies and programs that honor the military men and women who died while defending the United States.
Jim Brown and social activism, by David W. Marshall
Since most players in professional basketball and football are Black, it should come as no surprise that many high-profile Black athletes have become role models to young admirers who are also Black. Athletes such as football legend Jim Brown reached ...
When vigilantism becomes a campaign stunt, by Clarence Page
On his way to see whether his expected presidential bid can play in Peoria, Fla., Gov. Ron DeSantis upstaged himself with a news making tweet.
Where’s the money?
Last week we asked Mayor Levar M. Stoney to explain what happened to the higher real estate taxes the city received from owners of property with expiring tax abatements, also called roll-off dollars.
Uphold your oath
We call on President Biden to uphold his oath to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
Power, by Dr. E. Faye Williams
“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” — Lord John Acton
America must rebuke a new feudalism, by Jesse L. Jackson Sr.
The pomp and circumstance of the crowning of King Charles III filled TV sets.
Virginia NAACP objects to Virginia’s withdrawal from ERIC
The NAACP Virginia State Conference (Virginia NAACP) objects to Commissioner Susan Beals’ decision to remove Virginia from the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC). ERIC has been a trusted tool by states to combat voter fraud since 2012.
Where’s the money?
At least $2.4 million in city tax revenue appears to have gone missing.
One diversity chief to go, please!
This week, former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder again demanded the removal of the state’s chief diversity officer, a man named Martin D. Brown, for comments made during a speech at Virginia Military Institute. During his talk at an employee training ...
Addressing lung cancer health disparities, by Dr. Robert A. Winn
The cancer field has made incredible progress in “molecules to medicine” – finding new ways to target and treat cancer and developing innovative treatments such as immunotherapies. But these advances alone are not going to solve persistent disparities in lung ...
Purging the voice, will of the people, by David Marshall
Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat, or Independent, President Joe Biden needs to be re-elected regardless of whether you like him.
Fantasy and facts
Here are your policy choices:
Hold on casino?
Will there be a second Richmond vote on having a gambling casino?