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Richmond Police Chief Stands Up to Rank and File Officers’ Criticism “I would do it again,” says chief who held “Black Lives Matter” sign

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 [...]
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OP-ED: Choked Out 

  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’ [...]
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Deadline for Chevron Richmond Black History Scholarship, Dec. 19

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 [...]
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Bar Association Recognizes Chevron, East Oakland Youth Development Center

  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 [...]
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr offered words of encouragement to students of the Richmond High Oilers basketball team.

Warriors Support Richmond High Basketball Team After Loss of Team Captain

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 [...]