Everyone’s familiar with stereotypes. When you go to the movies, you see people play off stereotypes just to be funny. But a lot of people don’t realize that those stereotypes affect people in their everyday lives. I can name a couple of instances where my race and gender made my life harder than usual.
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 […]
About 40 people took part in the 5th annual Ride of Silence in Richmond last month, part of a national bike ride to bring attention to cyclists maimed or killed while riding on urban streets. But in Richmond, the ride took on a bigger meaning, commemorating all those who had been killed in the city.
Many parents and community members showed up to express their concerns over the superintendent search and the short timeline allocated to elect a candidate by July 1. They said they were upset about the rushed timeline and lack of community engagement. They also expressed doubts about what they said were inequitable use of bond funds.