Richmond Post

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The Richmond Post
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Paul Cobb
Publisher Post News Group
Headquarters 405 14th Street, Suite 1215, Oakland, CA

The Richmond Post is a newspaper in Richmond, California, featuring comics, world news, regional San Francisco Bay Area news, local city of Richmond news, health, entertainment, and religious or "faith" sections in addition to an advertisements section. The paper has been printed and circulated since 1964. It is the largest African-American newspaper in North America.[citation needed] Published weekly, the paper is available in front of businesses throughout Richmond and neighboring North Richmond. The Richmond Post is the largest free newspaper in the city.[citation needed]

The newspaper is headquartered in downtown Oakland, California. It is one of five local Post Newspapers published by the Post News Group, along with the Oakland Post, the Berkeley Tri-City Post, the San Francisco Post and the South County Post.[1]

Its newly promoted editor, Chauncey Bailey, was killed by a gunman at close range on the morning August 2, 2007, as he was walking to his office, in what police described as "an assassination".[2] Witnesses said a single gunman wearing dark clothing and a ski mask [3] approached Bailey, shot twice and ran away.[2] In June 2007, Bailey had been promoted to Editor-in-Chief of all five Post newspapers.


  1. ^ The Post News Group Archived 2004-01-04 at the Wayback Machine., Oakland Post.
  2. ^ a b Christopher Heredia, Leslie Fulbright and Marisa Lagos (2007-08-02). "Hit man kills newspaper editor on Oakland street". San Francisco Chronicle. 
  3. ^ "Veteran Reporter Gunned Down In Oakland". KTVU. 2007-08-02. Archived from the original on 2008-02-05. 

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