Wyvonne Brown still remembers watching her grandmother style hair in her Richmond home. Twenty-five years later, Brown is now the owner and head stylist at Beauty By Nature Hair Studio, the first black-owned salon in Point Richmond.
My aunt’s death has been a brutal reminder that you must take care of your temple while you are younger in order to increase stability when you get older.
2016 marks Eduardo Martinez’s first year as a Richmond City Councilmember. The retired educator and community activist was elected in 2015 in a historic election in which the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA) defeated a $3 million dollar Chevron-backed campaign for opposition candidates, and in the process, claimed three of the seven seats on the council.
Richmond mosque leaders are increasing security in the face of growing fears of attacks on American Muslims.
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the last of a series of interviews with Richmond Pulse, Police Chief Chris Magnus discusses his departure from Richmond. Magnus recently accepted a new position as police chief of Tucson, Ariz.
The following conversation took place on Street Soldiers Radio between Richmond’s Te’Reisha Graves and the hosts of Street Soldiers Radio, Joseph Marshall Jr. and Deborah Estell, both of the Bay Area violence prevention program Alive & Free.
Kaleidoscope Coffee, which held its grand opening on December 5, celebrates both of Cassie Cushing’s passions, coffee and storytelling.
A woman who worked in the male-dominated construction industry and a man who introduced young people to nature were among the individuals honored by the Richmond Chamber Of Commerce this year.
For Kerry Walls, carrying the weight of a decade-old drug related felony was exhausting. A recent call to the Contra Costa Public Defender’s office offered a ray of hope. Walls was told he was eligible to have his two drug-related felonies cleared through California’s Prop 47, a measure passed last year that reduces some nonviolent felonies to misdemeanors.
Story, Nancy DeVille | Photos David Meza
They came from all over the Bay Area. Hundreds of women in navy blue coveralls, knee high red socks, black work boots and red and white polka dot bandannas. All to be a part of history and pay homage to the woman known as Rosie the Riveter.