OPINION: A Rare Opportunity

Richmond’s leaders need to take full advantage of American Rescue Plan funds to address core inequality issues.

OPINION: Growing Responsibility

As Virginia prepares to decriminalize marijuana on July 1, it’s our responsibility to stay smart, safe and informed regarding the new laws.

A Salute to Mr. Williams

The Pulitzer Prize won by Michael Paul Williams is due recognition that Richmond is changing – thanks in part to brave people like him.

OPINION: School Board Drama

Updated: click link to see the real costs of building two elementary schools and a middle school in Richmond.

OPINION: Privatizing Creighton

Welcome to public housing without the public part. It’s time to demand that RRHA provides more of a commitment to residents.

OPINION: Reopen Safely, Rebuild Now

George Wythe High School urgently needs rebuilding. The Richmond School Board should be focused on reopening schools, not taking over school construction.

OPINION: Loaded Dice

Let’s not gamble with Richmond’s future by lining the pockets of casino investors.

OPINION: Magnolias and Mendacity

School Board and city officials need to seize the moment and embrace solutions rather than age-old slugfests when building new schools.

OPINION: The Mayor’s Final Exam

His ambitious equity agenda offers opportunity, but dangers as well.

Opinion: Lessons in Historical Irony

Removing the A.P. Hill monument won’t absolve us of our past, but it is a necessary step in redefining the city.

OPINION: Suppport Our Equal Pay

The mayor’s proposed budget did not provide funding for Richmond’s public defenders despite paying prosecutors, but City Council can correct the disparity.

OPINION: Build Back Better

Members of Richmond Together offer ideas on how the city could best utilize relief funds to address racial and economic inequities.

OPINION: Abandon Me?

A retired author ponders whether he deserves to be next in line for the vaccine.

OPINION: Unsettled History

It’s time for VCU Health and the university to provide restorative justice regarding its first heart transplant.

OPINION: The Kamras Kerfuffle

We should keep Jason Kamras as school superintendent but with precise expectations.

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