Richmond boxing champion Jonny Perez works with the Mindful Life Project, where he helps teach the concept of mindfulness to elementary school students in Richmond. But his life did not always look as promising as it does now.
By Leslie Basurto Richmond Police Captain Bisa French was the keynote speaker at this year’s International Women’s Day celebration in Richmond. As the Richmond Police Department’s first ever African-American woman to be captain, French discussed the importance of “planting seeds” in the minds of young people. She took those in attendance on a journey through […]
by Asani Shakur Editor’s Note: Asani Shakur, from Richmond, spent four years in prison. He wrote this letter to the youth while incarcerated. Dear young kings and queens, You do not know me personally, but you know me by way of a hood movie character or better yet, through the eyes of your favorite rapper. […]