More than 400 community members gathered at the Richmond Greenway trail on January 15 to celebrate the grand opening of Unity Park during the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
The Richmond City Council voted to move forward with the North Richmond annexation application and mail ballots to the area’s roughly 3,700 residents to gather feedback on the possibility of annexing the unincorporated area.
It was all about stopping the violence and encouraging the kids at this year’s 10th annual Put the Guns Down Block Party led by Richmond community organizer Elana Bolds.
First-time homeowner Elora Henderson of Richmond was forced from her home when a fire at an abandoned house spread to her home and another home next door.
The debate continues over whether the City of Richmond will move forward to annex unincorporated North Richmond.
Actor Wendell Pierce recently announced plans to transform a blighted corner in downtown Richmond.
LBG Real Estate Companies and Aviva Investors announced last month the purchase of Hilltop Mall. The new owners believe the mall’s visibility and access to a dense and growing residential population is ideal for its resurgence.
For families whose lives have been touched by violence, the Richmond Ceasefire Walk is a way to come together, grieve and cope as a community.
The sounds of drums, bass and laughter brought Richmond resident into the sun. And the positive energy at the eighth annual North Richmond Music Festival compelled people to stick around.
Gentrification is defined as “the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste.” But to many poor people of color, it’s essentially when white people come to our communities and, for better or worse, change these communities.