Question & Answer, Lani Conway, New America Media
Editor’s Note: At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, 26-year-old filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature debut with “Fruitvale,” a drama inspired by the real-life killing of Oscar Grant by Bay Area Rapid Transit police on New Year’s Day, 2009. With big-name participation by producer Forest Whitaker and [...]Continue Reading →
Blog / Commentary by Asani Shakur
The Connecticut school shooting is such a tragedy, but I find it ironic because things like this have happened a lot in our community — maybe not 20 kids at a time, but one kid killed is one too many.
The killing of children shouldn’t happen on [...]Continue Reading →
Blog / Commentary by Yasmine Elsafy
The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut that left 28 people dead — 20 of them children – has dominated the news cycle. Less known, however, is that while Newtown was the worst massacre of children in our nation’s history, it only one of sixteen mass [...]Continue Reading →
Op-Ed, Daniel Zingale
Big Soda spent big bucks. That’s how it defeated ballot measures to create soda taxes in two California towns.
In Richmond, in the Bay Area, and in El Monte, east of Los Angeles, the measures would have added a penny-an-ounce tax on soda. Had the taxes passed, they were projected to raise [...]Continue Reading →
News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
The expansive discussion on issues impacting Richmond youth that took place at last Saturday’s forum hosted by teens at the Richmond Public Library made it clear that young people here are not apathetic about their community. On the contrary, they regard the city as theirs.
During the two-hour forum, over [...]Continue Reading →
Reportaje, Malcolm Marshall
Era una noche de lunes en noviembre en la oficina de la Organización Interreligiosa Apoyando la Comunidad de Contra costa (CCISCO por sus siglas en inglés) en Richmond, y los miembros de Lideres Comunitarios Organizando a Dreamers Indocumentados (CLOUD por sus siglas en inglés), se unieron para ayudar a las personas interesadas [...]Continue Reading →
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