News headlines such as “Knockout Game Suspect Charged with Hate Crime” could prove detrimental to black urban youth. With the perception that ‘young black men in urban communities are inherently dangerous’ already prevalent, should the [...]
By For Richmond staff As De Anza senior Destiny Howard found out last week, the 4th annual “Help a Brother Get to College” Day was not just about the boys.
By Kathleen McClay, UC Berkeley News Residents of Richmond on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay expect climate change to present their city with major challenges –- from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, [...]
“You do not have to live the rest of your life feeling unqualified. Liberate Yourself.” D. Demond King lives by these words, and he is passionate about spreading the message. A native of Richmond, he [...]
The college bound brotherhood agency, Young Scholars Program, will be hosting the 4th Annual Help A Brother Go To College Day Conference at De Anza High School on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 3 p.m. to [...]
More than 80 students from Coronado Elementary School in Richmond lined up on the John F. Kennedy High School football field to participate in the Gatorade Junior Training Camp.
Oakland’s Workforce Investment Board takes one-third of its federal job and training funds to pay for administrative overhead. But other nearby cites, including Richmond, not only do not use job funds to pay for city [...]
Chevron Richmond announced the start of a $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held [...]
Quito, Ecuador – Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin is in Ecuador this week to meet with President Rafael Correa to make common cause in their ongoing disputes with Chevron, one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil [...]
By Mieasha Harris Continuing to make an impact on the lives of young women, Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (Girls Inc. WCCC) is set to resume the College Bound Girls program on Saturday, [...]