Obituaries for Leroy Mason and Simin Royanian.
RICHMOND LIBERATION MARKER TO BE REPLACED – BUT NOT JUST YET
As of this writing, in mid-March, Richmond historical institutions are getting ready to mark the anniversary of the day the city was liberated from Confederate rule and slavery: April 3, 1865. But the state historical marker that stood at the site where Union troops enter Richmond has now been missing for more than a year.
OBITUARIES: SALADIN MUHAMMAD, JOHN MOESER, COLIA CLARK AND TIM SCHERMERHORN
Obituaries for Saladin Muhammad, John Moeser, Colia Clark and Tim Schermerhorn.
FORESTBROOKE APARTMENTS TENANTS DEMAND BETTER MAINTENANCE
More than 40 tenants and supporters along with housing activists with the nonprofit group Virginia Organizing marched on Dec. 10 to the downtown Richmond offices of Amurcon Realty.
BAD HELP: BON SECOURS AND RICHMOND’S EAST END
Bon Secours has been using its Richmond Community Hospital to participate in a lucrative federal drug program, while the hospital’s impoverished neighborhood gets reduced services.
COMMUNITY DEMANDS JUSTICE IN POWHATAN HATE CRIME
Close to 200 people gathered May 1 outside Richmond’s United Nations Church on Cowardin Avenue to support a Black teenager who says he was the victim of a vicious hate crime – one that was then covered up by the Powhatan County police force.
IN A TIME OF NEED, FEED THE STREETS RVA SERVES THE COMMUNITY
Feed the Streets RVA is a nonprofit organization that provides food and other essentials to the Richmond community. With eight members on the executive board, it was started by a close group of friends who all shared a passion for giving back.