August is Black Business Month, and it’s safe to say that most Black business owners agree that running a business is a 12-month marathon.
By now we’ve all become familiar with maps showing how many millions of Americans have been exposed to historically dangerous weather conditions during this long, hot summer.
Red flags are flying for democracy and democratic values. We need to pay attention to the threats—and also to signs that we can work together to preserve our freedoms.
June 23 marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX — a federal law passed in 1972 that outlawed discrimination based on sex in educational institutions. For women in sports, the law enabled them to perform in athletics with equal funding ...
For several weeks the Richmond Free Press has reported ongoing violence at Richmond’s City Jail.
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, signed into law on June 25, 2022, was a win for the Biden-Harris Administration.
As much as I call myself a zealot for free speech, I also find it prudent sometimes to remember the value of not speaking. Or, at least, in pursuit of reasoned discourse I will seek a substitute that sounds less ...
I want to say kudos to Richmond City Council for voting and allowing most city employees to unionize.
Most people are familiar with the summer slide, a term researchers use to describe what happens when grade-school students lose significant knowledge in reading and math over the summer break.
Since 1789, only 45 men have held the Office of President of the United States, and each was required to take an oath of office. Regardless of political ideology, the Office of President is a position of honor and respect, ...
We all know what people do tells you more about them than what they say. That’s true for politicians, too.
An end to a long-fought battle appears imminent with the announcement that the City of Richmond is poised to approve a collective bargaining ordinance that will allow city employees to unionize.
Having witnessed how much the world seemed to change after the Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion nationwide, it has been stunning—although not too surprising—to see how much the world has tried to change back.
Years ago, I stated that the damage of a Donald Trump presidency wouldn’t be in his initial term(s), but in the future evil that he would sanction. It now appears that “crazies,” especially in the political arena, are crawling from ...
If you are a Black or Brown woman who is pregnant, living in Virginia, and want the right to become a parent, congratulations.