Richmond Police Chief: Why I Joined a Protest Against Police Brutality

New America Media, Question & Answer, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Dec 11, 2014

Chief of Police Chris Magnus turned out at a recent rally against police brutality in Richmond, Calif.




Richmond, CA Poised to Have Highest Minimum Wage in State

Richmond Pulse / New America Media, News Report, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

The City of Richmond again finds itself at the vanguard of a progressive movement, this time by supporting a living wage for working residents.




Q&A: Gospel Legend Dorothy Morrison on Music, Faith and Home

Richmond Pulse, Question & Answer, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Feb 04, 2014

Dorothy Morrison found fame as the lead vocalist on the 1968 hit song, “Oh Happy Day,” now a a gospel standard.




Richmond Mayor Denounces 'Dirty Hand of Chevron'

Richmond Pulse, Video, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Oct 16, 2013

On Tuesday Richmond Mayor Gayle McLaughlin led a crowd of protestors in denouncing Chevron Corp., which was recently fined $18 billion by a court in Ecuador.




In Asthma-Plagued County, a Move Toward Prevention

Richmond Pulse / New America Media, News Report, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Sep 01, 2013

A new asthma prevention clinic in West Contra Costa County, Calif., will mean fewer trips to the emergency room for the region's uninsured.




When Racial Profiling Cuts Both Ways

New America Media, Commentary, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Jul 20, 2013

People profile other people based on their race all the time. And yes, Black people do it too -- to others, and even to ourselves.




WORDS FROM THE WISE: America’s Oldest Park Ranger Brings Black History to Life

New America Media/Richmond Pulse, Profile, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Feb 05, 2013

Betty Reid-Soskin, 91, is the oldest National Park Ranger. She brings black history to life, from her mother’s slavery to the election of a black president.




Q&A: Byron Hurt and the Dish on 'Soul Food Junkies'

Richmond Pulse, Question & Answer, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Jan 14, 2013

A new documentary by filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the history and health impact of soul food on African Americans.




Will Youth Bubble Up for Richmond, CA “Soda Tax” Vote Despite Industry Millions to Fizzle It?

New America Media/Richmond Pulse, News Report, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Oct 07, 2012

As Richmond, Calif.’s anti-obesity soda tax heads for a vote, Nov. 6, corporate spending against it is huge—but its success may rest with young voters.




To Combat Violence in Richmond: Let's Build a School

New America Media, Commentary, Malcolm Marshall, Posted: Dec 10, 2010

If you don't build the education facility, you're gonna have to end up building another jail.