When a Fight Never Ends—Richmond’s First Murder of 2011

Text: Sean Shavers //Video: Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Jan 16, 2011 Editor’s note: The first murder of 2011 in the 6th most dangerous city in America started with a fist fight and months later ended in Gene Grisby, 16, being gunned down in front of his grandmother’s home in Richmond, Calif. On Thursday, two suspects – the alleged shooter and […]

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Making ‘Strides’ in the Iron Triangle

Video, Malcolm Marshall, Ann Bassette and Donny Lumpkins, Posted: Jan 08, 2011 Editor’s Note: David Benjamin is becoming a computer expert at the Stride Computer Center in Richmond, CA. With help from the city’s Office of Neighborhood Safety, David in on his way to completing his career goals. Donny Lumpkins is a content producer and […]

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Football Saved Their Lives

News Feature, Christina Lopez, Posted: Dec 31, 2010 To listen to the audio report click here. Three boys. One dream. Kennedy High School football players JaVon Jones, Isaiah McClain and Leonard Waldon have all become star players of their high school football team. But not long ago, they didn’t imagine themselves getting off the streets. […]

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To Combat Violence in Richmond: Let’s Build a School

Khalid Elahi directs Way Out Incorporated, an organization dedicated to combating youth violence in Richmond, California. He shared his insights into how to break the youth cycle of violence in his hometown, as told to reporter Malcom Marshall. My name is Khalid Elahi. I’m a community activist and football coach, and executive director and founder […]

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