The late Raymond H. Boone

The late Raymond H. Boone

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Richmond Free Press bids farewell to founder and publisher

“The dapper founding editor/publisher of the Richmond Fress Press refused to be intimidated during his 22 years at the helm — seeing himself as continuing the legacy of his journalism hero, John Mitchell, Jr., the ‘fighting editor’ of the Richmond Planet who carried pistols and dared white supremacists to lynch him for writing about the injustices of his day,” the paper reported.