First-time homeowner Elora Henderson of Richmond was forced from her home when a fire at an abandoned house spread to her home and another home next door.
Two of Richmond’s most popular politicians have their sights set on the California State Capitol. Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles is running for California Assembly and former councilmember Gayle McLaughlin is running for Lieutenant Governor. But can these two progressive candidates win outside of Richmond?
The Sister Warriors’ convening, organized by the San Francisco-based Young Women’s Freedom Center (YWFC), brought together women from all over the country to work toward bettering the lives of women affected by the justice system.
Kelly’s music is a staple at black family functions, but next time someone tries to turn up “Step in the Name of Love,” maybe we should tell them to care a bit more about black girls and women.
I know that there isn’t a perfect city that has perfect people and no crime, but I’d like to be somewhere where I feel at home.
The National Women’s Law Center’s 2017 Let Her Learn Survey found that black girls are 5.5 times more likely and Native American girls are three times more likely to be suspended from school than white girls.
Richmond City Council has entered a new era without Councilwoman Gayle McLaughlin. The former mayor stepped down on July 18 to focus on her campaign for lieutenant governor of California.
After years of volunteering at her kids’ school, Fatima Alleyne ran a grassroots campaign and was elected as trustee for the Contra Costa County Board of Education. The Richmond resident and mother of four told the Richmond Pulse how she got involved in schools and gave some tips for other parents who want to advocate for their kids.
Black women put more into the United States than they get back, according to a recent report released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Researc
At a young age, my mom dreamed of becoming a teacher. She came to the United States to study English in hopes of making her dream a reality.