Braving unusually cold weather, more than 30 community members gathered this morning outside the Governor’s Mansion for a quickly called protest demanding Ralph Northam resign his position as the Commonwealth’s chief executive officer after being exposed as a racist.
The U.S. is now openly at war in Libya, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and Pakistan. It has military bases in 70 countries and a military presence of some kind in 150. The wars are not being fought for our defense and they do not make us safe.
An editorial on the upcoming year, an impending anniversary, and race in Virginia.
Our interview with Abbie Arevalo Herrera, a 31-year-old mother seeking asylum in the U.S. after fleeing her native Honduras. After a change in the law led to Herrera’s ordered deportation, she and her children sought sanctuary in a Richmond church, where they have remained ever since.
Our editorial on the topic of guns, gun control laws, and the deep disturbances in American society that lead to the tragedies we see so often.
About 45 people, most of them African-Americans in their 20s, rallied June 16 outside the Petersburg police station just a few days after a video was posted on social media showing what appears to be police brutality against 19-year-old Devin Thomas. The rally was called by the police accountability group Virginia Cop Block.
PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL PRESERVATION GROUP CALLS RICHMOND’S SHOCKOE BOTTOM MOST ENDANGERED HISTORIC SITE IN U.S.
“We see this as a site of conscience and one that shouldn’t just be quickly covered up with a baseball stadium,” Meeks said.