Remembering Rodney

By Tania Pulido Rodney Frazier Jr. was 16 years-old, a teenager from North Richmond who loved basketball, his motorcycle, family and volunteering. On Fri., Nov. 7, his life was taken when he was shot dead in his front yard while trying to go home. I had the gift of working with Rodney this year, during […]

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Q&A: Remembering a Lost Son of Richmond – Terrance Kelly

Interview, Dr. Joseph Marshall Editor’s Note: From 1992-2004, the De La Salle High School football team in Concord, California won 151 straight games, setting a national record. The streak ended after one of the team’s standout players, Terrance Kelly of Richmond, was shot and killed — just days before he was to leave to attend […]

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Try to Understand Me

Poetry • Donte Clark   When them ships had departed from the mother land For most of us Our feet will never grip The soil of Africa again And that’s why we’re here Fear struck Stuck Removed From a lifestyle of silk Removed From them streets outlined in stone With gold under our feet On […]

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