by Phil Wilayto RICHMOND, VA, Sept. 8 — “Some terrible mistake was made along the way.” That was how a federal judge described the recent massive COVID-19 outbreak at a private immigrant […]
June 23 would have been Angel DeCarlo’s 33rd birthday – if she hadn’t been fatally shot by a Hopewell police officer on Dec. 19, 2018.
These are just some of the shootings of civilians by Richmond law enforcement officers over the past 19 years. Unless otherwise noted, all the victims were Black.
Yes, there are COVID-19 cases in the Richmond city jail. And not all those infected are showing symptoms.
RICHMOND, VA, July 24 — A protest has been called for 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Willow Lawn shopping center to draw attention to an incident that happened at a sandwich shop there this past Wednesday.
RICHMOND, VA, July 22 — Braving a blazing sun and above-90-degree temperatures, more than 80 people turned out today at the John Marshall Courts Building in downtown Richmond to call for amnesty for the nearly 300 protesters facing charges as a result of the city’s ongoing rebellion against racism and to condemn the doxing and harassment of protesters and organizers.
RICHMOND, VA, July 1 — At the very moment today when close to 1,000 people stood in the rain to watch the City unceremoniously remove the 100-year-old statue of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson from his perch at the intersection of Monument Avenue and Arthur Ashe Boulevard, deputies from the Richmond Sheriff’s Department were wrestling to the ground a well-known local housing activist attempting to attend eviction hearings in the John Marshall Courts Building just five miles away.