The determined faces of Black historical figures sit at the entrance of the Multicultural Children’s Bookstore in the newly re-named Shops at Hilltop mall in Richmond. The display of books is a part of an initiative by the store operator Tamara Shiloh to promote the idea that “Black history can and should be taught all year.”
Locally and statewide, these new laws affect hourly workers, the prohibition on marijuana, and various fees and penalties.
North Richmond native Donté Clark, 23, is an actor, rapper and spoken word artist who stars in the documentary film “Romeo is Bleeding,”(executive produced by Russell Simmons) which will be released on DVD and video on demand August 1.
The California Values Act (SB 54) being proposed in California would be a game changer for undocumented immigrants like me.
Experts say a nationwide rise in hate incidents — which do not rise to the level of a crime — points to ‘a new level of bigoted incivility.’
AC Transit fares and passes increased on July 1 for the first time since 2011. The fare increase will help AC Transit cover rising inflationary costs and remain fiscally sustainable, officials said.
Richmond will soon have a new task force charged with addressing the needs of the city’s homeless population. In a unanimous vote, the City Council on April 18 approved an ordinance to create the task force.
The City of Richmond has filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump challenging an executive order that would deny federal funding to sanctuary cities.
Driving around Richmond, you might have noticed some new additions to the city: newly paved roads, bike lanes and sidewalks, as well as construction projects.
The healthcare bill introduced by House Republicans on Monday will cause millions of people to lose their health insurance, experts say.