“Culture is prevention,” he says. “Many native people have turned to alcohol because of the inability to grieve and address the historical trauma of losing their culture, language and spirituality. Becoming a sober native person is an act of decolonizing.”
Happy Lot Farm and Garden was thriving under Andromeda Brooks. But as shelter-in-place orders swept California, Brooks is struggling to maintain the 14,000-square-foot farm.
Richmond Art Center’s 57th Holiday Arts festival brought together residents, children, art lovers and shoppers with independent artists and craftspeople sharing their art and handcrafted holiday gifts for the season. Here is a sampling of artists and vendors from the festival, displaying and discussing their work: TheArthur Wright “I’m a painter that uses bleach as a medium,” says TheArthur Wright. Most of his works use bleach to remove, rather than add, color from black backgrounds revealing a golden color. Wright…
The city of Richmond experienced no homicides in the month of November but had shootouts with large magazines of rifle ammo used.