The Richmond Post is a newspaper in Richmond, California which 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. 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.
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". Witnesses said a single gunman wearing dark clothing and a ski mask  approached Bailey, shot twice and ran away. In June 2007, Bailey had been promoted to Editor-in-Chief of all five Post newspapers.