One year after becoming U.S. citizens, many new Americans say citizenship has changed their lives for the better – from giving them a chance to go to college and get a better job, to being [...]

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Interview, Vernon Whitmore

 

EDITOR’S NOTE: Richmond mayoral candidate Uche Uwahemu came to the Unites States 28 years ago from Nigeria. He grew up in Washington DC, before moving to the Bay Area and settling in Richmond. After over a decade working in non-profits, Uwahemu is now the CEO of Cal Bay Consulting Group, a strategic [...]

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News Report, Ngoc Nguyen
New America Media

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, federal legislation that was signed into law in 1964 to preserve America’s wild spaces. Through that landmark conservation law, 100 million acres of wilderness have been set aside for the public to enjoy.

The U.S. Forest [...]

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Food Review,  Luis Cubas

 

For me, being back home from school for the summer meant one thing: getting some “Phila Burger.”

Located on 23rd street, Philadelphia Hoagie Station, otherwise known as simply Phila Burger, is one of the hidden gems that the City of Richmond has to offer. When I was in [...]

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News Report, Sonya Mann/RP Editors

Tamajiea Videau is 16 years old, just halfway through high school, and already she can picture her future career.

“I always loved going to the doctor’s office,” Videau said. “Even if I had to get a shot. I didn’t enjoy that part, but I loved going,” she added, with [...]

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News Report, Nancy Deville

 

Paying for college will soon become much easier for Richmond families, with city officials announcing a new program that will cover college tuition fees for local high school graduates.

The $35 million, 10-year initiative known as Richmond Promise will cover college tuition for Richmond students who graduate from any West [...]

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