‘As I See It’

On August 1, 2013 By

Political Commentary • Vernon Whitmore

Editors Note:This is the first of a new column by Vernon Whitmore, former publisher of The Globe Newspapers. Whitmore is former President of the West Coast Black Publishers Association, Member of the California Black Media Group and a Richmond Chamber of Commerce Board member.

Traditionally the political season kicks into [...]

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Por Nicole Hudley

Nota del Editor: El pasado agosto una explosión e incendio en la refinaría Chevron en Richmond mando una columna vaporizada hacia el cielo y a las comunidades circundantes que se informó mando a 15.000 personas a salas de emergencias. El incendio y la fuga de tóxicos desencadenaron investigaciones estatales y federales que [...]

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Por Edgardo Cervano-Soto

Por más de 100 años, las historias de Richmond y Chevron han sido entrelazadas, a medida que a veces parecen como reflejos el uno del otro – hermanos rivales que comparten el mismo ADN pero no pueden dejar de pelear.

El pasado verano, la relación se volvió tensa, una vez más, debido [...]

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By April Suwalsky

Author’s Note: Jay Moss is one of the most tenacious and hard-working people I have encountered in Richmond. A passionate advocate and organizer at heart, Jay is a steadfast ally — particularly to young people and emerging artists — and a true mentor’s-mentor. He always makes certain that the community is engaged, [...]

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by RP Editors

The Richmond City Council voted 6 to 1 to prohibit private contractors that do business with the city from inquiring about past criminal convictions on printed and on-line job applications.

The new ordinance expands on a 2011 law that removed the question about past criminal convictions from city job applications. Exemptions will [...]

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Blog, Keyannie Norford

When George Zimmerman was found not guilty and acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, I was shocked. It completely confused me because this man followed an unarmed teenager, who was simply walking home to his family.

Zimmerman followed Trayvon Martin after being advised by a 911 dispatcher [...]

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