Most of the kids I grew up with and went to school with are dead, doing life in prison or in gangs. I feel really blessed to be alive and accomplishing my goal of going to college. For a while, I wasn’t sure if I was going to make it.
When we look back 2016, many of us wonder how we survived. The year challenged us to take a deeper look at ourselves and where we are headed as a country.
North Richmond kids are using art to express themselves through a mural program sponsored by the Richmond Art Center.
Los jóvenes de Richmond continúan jugando fútbol americano, a pesar de la abrumadora evidencia de que puede causar cambios en sus cerebros.
Young people in Richmond are continuing to play football, despite overwhelming evidence that it can cause changes in their brains.
November 8 came as a shock with Donald Trump’s win as president-elect of the United States.
About half (50 percent) of eligible young people between 18 and 29 voted in this year’s election, according to exit polls. Richmond Pulse talked to the other half. Here’s what they had to say.
Marching with people who wanted to be equal to the person next to them in the world’s eyes was powerful. There were people from all different backgrounds, nationalities, genders and interests. They were not protesting just because Trump won. They were protesting the fear, injustice and hate that have belittled us more than we have been in years.
In my family, our holiday tradition is to go to Mexico.
This month, Melvin Willis, 26, became the youngest person elected to the Richmond City Council. He spoke with the Pulse about his priorities for the council, which now has a majority of members backed by the RPA.