By Ronvel Sharper, age 16 ­ On July 17, 2015, I joined about a hundred other people taking to Richmond’s streets for a Ceasefire night walk through neighborhoods impacted by gun...

By Corey Monroe When I heard that Fontino Jr. Hardy was shot and killed in Richmond on July 15, at 29 years old, I cried, big time. Losing this cool,...

by Khalid Elahi Why does letting go of the hood seem like the hardest thing for some people to do? The attraction to SELF DESTRUCTION, the interest in the SHINE...

News Report • Nancy Deville The days when homework only required lined notebook paper, a No. 2 pencil and a bulky thick textbook are long gone. Now teachers assign homework that...

News Report, Keisa Reynolds After breaking ground in 2013, the West Contra Costa Family Justice Center held its grand opening this month at 256 24th Street. In the first year at...

By Ronvel Sharper The Young Men’s Empowerment Group at Richmond High School, led by counselors Kawal Ulaneday and Lakeyssia Brown, taught me how to react in bed times, helped me when...

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