Richmond has missed out on a federal grant that would have jump-started an ambitious plan to overhaul the Creighton Court public housing complex in the city’s East End. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:30 PM News

Having a vote means having a voice, says Tammie Hagen, a community organizer with the New Virginia Majority. That's why she's pounding the pavement, encouraging those who have served time to seek restoration of their rights and register to vote. more

Sep 25, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

The city says their homes are unsafe; they say the city just wants them out. more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 PM Sunday Story

With the help of military school, boxing and a circle of community support, a young man transitions from juvenile offender to boxing champ and youth counselor. more

Jul 31, 2016 8:30 AM Sunday Story

For decades the city steered its poorest African-American residents to dense housing projects. Now, it’s launching a massive plan to repair the damage inflicted upon families in a community where good intentions aren’t enough. more

Jul 28, 2016 10:35 AM Features 2 Comments

The Cauldron of Jackson Ward Series (Part 1 of 3): From his father’s storefront, civil rights activist James E. Jackson Jr. saw the plight of exploited black workers and his community’s stand against racism — both touchstones for his life’s work. more

Jun 28, 2016 12:46 PM Features

A teacher’s view of the job during teacher appreciation week in a cash-strapped district in a cash-strapped city. more

May 15, 2016 8:30 AM Sunday Story

A presentation on the region's poverty and what Richmond is doing about it takes an unexpected — and revealing — emotional turn. more

Mar 27, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

A forum on homelessness in the city turns to what happens to those who count on services at Monroe Park when it closes for renovation this spring. more

Feb 11, 2016 4:50 PM News 1 Comments

Admire her or not, Ruby Payne has something to say about what the poor and middle-class need to do to tackle poverty — and she’s coming to Richmond to say it. more

Jan 24, 2016 6:30 AM Sunday Story

The election to succeed Mayor Dwight C. Jones is a year from now. Is it too soon to start speculating on who might replace him? Of course not. more

Nov 3, 2015 10:40 AM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments

Can the city undo 60 years of failed public housing policy? more

Oct 25, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 2 Comments

As Richmond and the region grow, so, too does the need for a true regional mass transit system more

Oct 4, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

How nine young men in juvenile detention are trying to change minds – including their own. more

Aug 16, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story 3 Comments

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