Posts Tagged ‘Latino’

Mormon church in Richmond draws in Latino converts

In the last decade, the Mormon church has increased its membership by nearly 2 million people, making it the fastest-growing religion in the world. At the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Richmond, its members demonstrate the success the church has made in Latin America, the place of origin for many new converts.

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Richmond leaders reflect on Cinco de Mayo beatings in 2002

The Cinco de Mayo celebration on the 23rd Street corridor has become one of Richmond’s grandest events But it wasn’t always that way. Ten years ago, the street and the holiday became synonymous with an incident that would become a turning point in the city’s history, ushering in a new generation of political leaders and…

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Hazing Arizona

Richmond’s City Council delivered a unanimous verdict against Arizona’s controversial immigration law. The council voted 6-0 to cease all public business with the state and companies that operate there.

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