News Feature, Kim MacDonaldOn a warm, Fall evening in the Bay Area's North Richmond scores of residents came out to the Missionary Baptist Church for the first of what organizers...

EDITOR’S NOTE: A mother struggles to support her three children after her husband is arrested and deported for having no papers.Juan Ramirez, 38, and Angelica Garcia, 34, migrated from...

Video, Sean Shavers, Ann BassetteFamily and friends remember activist, author and composer Fred Jackson at a memorial service at North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church....

Photo Essay, Karina Guadalupe and Nancy YbarraWalking through Central Richmond every day, I can’t help but notice all the garbage around, all the for sell, foreclosed and abandoned houses. I...

Video, William HaynesEDITOR'S NOTE: With hundreds of foreclosed homes and empty lots, illegal dumping and crime are hurting Richmond neighborhoods. In response, the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)...

Story, Edgardo Cervano-SotoBeyond the North Richmond neighborhood, in the industrial section of this city, Chevron engineers, workers and representatives welcomed residents last Saturday to the second annual Chevron Refinery Community...

Video, Ann BassetteEDITOR'S NOTE: On a recent episode of KMEL Street Soldiers, husband and wife team Kevin Penn and Arlinda Love-Penn discuss their work with the Silence the Violence Movement...

Photo Essay, Min LeePictures from the celebration of Richmond’s young apprentices in Urban Tilth’s Summer Apprentice Program. This event took place on Saturday, August 13th 2011, on the Richmond Greenway...

Story, Iraida Santillan///Video, William HaynesAccording to Alicia Nightengale, Community Development Project Manager, Imagination Playground is a play space designed by architect David Rockwell to encourage children to “free play”.There are...

Commentary, Danny McLane Jr.Richmond is a city ridden with violence, drug abuse and robbery, among other things, including low high school graduation rates. In 2009, only 72 percent of the...

Commentary, Danny McLane Jr.Richmond is a city ridden with violence, drug abuse and robbery, among other things, including low high school graduation rates. In 2009, only 72 percent of the...

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