Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus set off a storm of protests – including from some rank and file members of his wn department, when he held up a “#Black Lives Matter” sign at a local [...]
By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce This one is different. We didn’t see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren Wilson murder Michael Brown. Having only the perpetrators’ [...]
By Mike Aldax, Richmond Standard The deadline for West County high school seniors to apply for the Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program is fast approaching – all application packets must be received [...]
The City of Richmond’s Minimum Wage Ordinance goes into effect Jan. 1. The minimum wage in Richmond will be $9.60 an hour, compared to $9 an hour for the state of California, and applies to [...]
Bettye Joyce Moore-Cash, a former medical worker and a member of the board of directors of the hospital now know as Doctors Medical Center, died on Nov. 30. She was 78.
The Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA) hosted its Annual Gala and Dinner Dance, Saturday Dec. 6 at the Oakland Marriott City Center, honoring community-based and corporate community partners, public servants and law students in [...]
After the Richmond High School Oilers basketball team lost their team captain to gun violence, players from the Golden State Warriors and head coach Steve Kerr made it a point to offer the team support [...]
The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) has launched its 2nd annual Countdown to End Hunger in Richmond—a campaign to raise $20,000 in support of its emergency shelter and soup kitchen. T
Teen Services Librarian Añgela Cox has been assigned to work as the city staff liaison for the newly formed Richmond Youth Council. The Richmond Youth Council replaces the Richmond Youth Commission, which has not been [...]
Tom Butt was elected Richmond Mayor Tuesday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the Chevron Corporation which failed to defeat him or elect candidates the oil company had supported.