Profile, Monica Quesada

Bennie Singleton quietly entered the church, Richmond’s Garden of Peace Ministries, looking for other “night-walkers.” With a household of children and grandchildren waiting for her at home, there were plenty of other things Singleton could have been doing on a Friday night — but the 78-year-old grandmother just had to come out [...]

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Video, Street Soldiers

Sponsored by the City of Richmond, the 3-day Alive & Free Prescription Training works to change beliefs, attitudes, values and actions that promote violence. It is led by Dr. Joseph Marshall, host of 106KMEL Street Soldiers.

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Commentary, April Suwalsky

“It was a new song and its deep and plaintive beauty, its great cadences and wild appeal wailed, throbbed and thundered on the world’s ears with a message seldom voiced by man…They sneered at it—those white Southerners who heard it and never understood. They raped and defiled it—those white Northerners who listened [...]

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Photo Essay, Todd Spencer

The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) hosted the 25th Annual Harmony Walk to End Hunger on Saturday, October 22nd. Presented by Chevron, the Harmony Walk is the largest fundraiser in West Contra Costa County.

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Video, Sean Shavers, Ann Bassette

Family and friends remember activist, author and composer Fred Jackson at a memorial service at North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church.

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News Report, Kia Croom

By a unanimous vote, on July 6, the Richmond City council approved the issuing of Municipal Identification cards to city residents. The cards are designed to promote public safety, foster community pride and support local commerce. The cards will feature a pre-paid debit card function to increase citizens’ access to banking [...]

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