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...

Photo Essay, Malcolm Marshall Children and families explored their creative spirits together by seeing and making art at a bilingual art tour hosted by the Richmond Art Center March 7. Lauren Ari, a...

By David Meza Some of the city’s and Bay Area’s finest performers—of all ages—showed off their singing, dancing and musical skills in the Richmond Memorial Auditorium on February 8. Johnny Holmes, who...

By Ann Bassette Miracle Temple Apostolic Church on the south side of Richmond was the site of the “Get the Hell Outta Richmond and Put More Love Into It,” peace summit...

Commentary, Leslie Basurto It was 7 p.m. on a Friday night and I was attending my first Ceasefire night walk — a weekly trek where members of the community walk together...

Photo Essay, David Meza Nearly twenty organizations working under the umbrella group “Friends of the Richmond Greenway,” and hundreds of participants came together on January 19 for the 8th annual Martin...

By Nancy DeVille Art Exhibition This year’s Richmond Art Center exhibit, The Art of Living Black, showcases over 50 local emerging and established African American artists in a wide variety of media-...

by Nancy DeVille The decision was easy for Phil Lawson. On a brisk morning in March 1965, he packed his car for a long trek from Delaware, Ohio to Selma, Ala. answering...

Photo Essay, Chanelle Ignant and David Meza Joggers or skinny jeans? Snapbacks or bucket hats? If you’re wondering what the hot fashion trends are in Richmond right now and where can...

From the Pulse News Desk Residents in Richmond will soon have the ability to map landmarks, businesses and even stories to create a new, dynamic representation of the city. Healthy Richmond...

D’Angelo and The Vanguard Present Black Messiah By Mareesa Valentine This month, people of all walks of life organized protests in the Bay Area, taking over the streets, freeways, and city halls...

By Nancy DeVille When Matthew Schwartz moved to Richmond earlier this year, he noticed the city offered plenty of miles to bike, but no shop where he could take his bike...

By Sonya Mann   Here’s an exciting prospect: shop locally without having to leave your house. With Christmas less than two weeks away, consider buying presents that can support your community at the...

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