Commentary, Asani Shakur   Recently, I came across some of the rhetoric that has taken place in the Richmond City Council. I saw on Youtube that Councilwoman Jovanka Beckles was chastised and made a...

News Report, Nancy DeVille Richmond is the latest Bay Area city to offer a municipal identification card with the goal of allowing residents to open bank accounts and gain access to...

[caption id="attachment_4275" align="alignnone" width="720"] Uche Uwahemu, from left, Tom Butt and Nat Bates are running for mayor of Richmond. (photo by Fan Fei, Richmond Confidential)[/caption] News Report, Malcolm Marshall | Photos,...

Commentary, Vernon Whitmore   Approaching the November's elections, I have been thinking more and more about Richmond's future, not just after this year's votes are cast, but in the years and generations...

Profile, Nancy Deville   City Council candidate Dameion King may be a newcomer to the Richmond political scene, but he says he’s no stranger to the needs of the city. “I’ve had bullets...

Photo Essay, David Meza David Batiste says he loves the job he describes as “a little dangerous” and “never the same routine.” Baptiste is an equipment operator with Richmond’s Code...

News Report, Anna Challet | New America Media In a world where every day is a holiday – there’s National Doughnut Day, Pi Day (honoring the number 3.14 and celebrated by eating pie),...

by Luis Cubas It’s no secret that one of the groups least likely to register, or vote, is the youth. Now, a local group is hoping to help change that trend. September...

Interview, Vernon Whitmore   EDITOR'S NOTE: Richmond mayoral candidate Uche Uwahemu came to the Unites States 28 years ago from Nigeria. He grew up in Washington DC, before moving to the Bay Area...

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