Richard is a reporter and editorial assistant for The Click. Based in Richmond, Va., he focuses on arts, culture, entertainment, and politics. Richard earned his undergraduate degree in art history and creative writing from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, where he also was a full-time arts writer and published short fiction author. His radio career includes DJ roles at WDCE 90.1 FM and a news anchor and reporter position at News Radio 1140 WRVA.
December 10, 2019
In Charlottesville, Artists Disagree on How — or If — Art Can Heal the City’s Wounds
After a deadly terrorist attack rocked Charlottesville in 2017, the city's artists are conflicted over the role art can play in shaping their community’s future. While some have abandoned their neutral work for a politicized practice, others believe the problem of prejudice is too big to tackle.
November 18, 2019
‘Pokémon Go’ Walked Me Through Richmond’s Difficult History
Left: The “Creole Revolt” PokéStop. Right: The Slave Trail marker. RICHMOND, Va. — Shockoe Bottom is one of Richmond’s glitziest […]
November 5, 2019
Conversations with Murderers: Joshua Oppenheimer’s ‘The Act of Killing’
Joshua Oppenheimer’s Academy Award nominated film “The Act of Killing” confronts perpetrators of genocide who now enjoy the reputation of […]
October 29, 2019
Latin Dancers Blend Aztec Tradition with Day of the Dead
The Latin Ballet of Virginia took the stage on October 27 for a local Day of the Dead festival and attempted to reach out to the dearly departed. A pair of performers assumed the roles of ancient peoples in a heart-pounding Aztec ceremony—which left one dancer in tears.
October 29, 2019
Six conspiracy theorists with connections to the White House
President Trump posing with conspiracy theorist Lionel Lebron, right, and his wife. Image by Lionel Media/White House. President Donald Trump […]