I feel his speech signifies a turning moment, which has been coming for some time now, in which more people, including those who are not already known for their activism, are unapologetic about speaking against injustices.
Richmond kicked off LGBT Pride Month with a family-friendly celebration in Marina Park. The second annual Family Day, held on June 5, was hosted by Richmond Rainbow Pride, a group of LGBT individuals and allies who live and work in Richmond.
Richmond Promise’s Scholars Celebration Thursday, June 2 Richmond Promise will sponsor its first Scholars Celebration from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza. The event will celebrate the 375 Richmond graduating seniors from nine schools who will receive Richmond Promise Scholarships to attend either […]
Last month Target announced that transgender customers could use any bathroom or fitting room that matches their gender identity. The announcement came after North Carolina passed a controversial law known across the nation as the “bathroom bill.”
The 22nd annual Bike To Work Day was spectacular, with thousands of riders opting to head to work on two wheels throughout the Bay Area. There were over 400 energizer stations located along local bike commute routes in all nine counties to provide free beverages, snacks, and swag bags
The sidewalks of downtown Richmond served as the canvas. About 100 students from Making Waves Academy filled the two-block span of Macdonald Avenue between Harbour Way and 12th Street with colorful, temporary chalk artwork of what Richmond means to them.
I started fancy-shawl dancing about seven years ago, thanks to a generous women who volunteered her time once a month to teach me. I chose to fancy-shawl dance because of what it represents.
If we think the problem is a few bad seeds, then we aren’t able to properly critique an entire system that has terrorized marginalized communities for centuries.
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt recently led about a dozen community members in a candle-lighting ceremony to honor the lives of those touched by cancer.
Carrying signs, chanting and marching through Central Richmond, roughly 40 community members came out to support victims and survivors of sexual assault and gender-based violence at the annual Take Back The Night event on April 6.