Nearly 11,000 runners of all ages brought in food donations for the Contra Costa and Solano counties food banks during the Nitro Turkey run along Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park paths on Nov. 23.
RYSE Youth Center’s third annual film festival on October 28 showcased the works of youth filmmakers, exploring themes dealing with a range of complex issues, including social justice, gender equity and human rights.
This year marked what I’m going to account as my son, Genaro Aviel Meza’s, actual first Halloween.
It was all about stopping the violence and encouraging the kids at this year’s 10th annual Put the Guns Down Block Party led by Richmond community organizer Elana Bolds.
Halloween is normally my favorite holiday but over the years I’ve come to cringe when the day gets closer and closer. I dread having to think about non-natives or those who say, “It’s okay, my great grandmother was a Cherokee princess,” dehumanizing me and my culture as if it’s all fun and games.
A picturesque summer day at Nicholl Park served as the backdrop for the Soulful Sunday softball game. The annual event is one of Richmond’s newest traditions.
Grab your dancing shoes and get ready for the ninth annual Spirit & Soul Festival. The outdoor festival is a celebration of Downtown Richmond and will feature live music on two stages, food and artisan vendors, a youth zone, a mobile art gallery and information booths.
The Imagine Justice concert brought the fight to end mass incarceration straight to the State Capitol’s front door.
For families whose lives have been touched by violence, the Richmond Ceasefire Walk is a way to come together, grieve and cope as a community.
Jay-Z’s 4:44 album is not trying to prescribe analgesic to the black community, nor does his self-reflection about his own flaws cause listeners to feel pathos. But his effort at black unity is refreshing.