Sealing Youth Offender Records Brings ‘Chance at a New Life’

Commentary, David Cunningham, New America Media Ed. Note: In June, youth advocates testified before a hearing of the Senate Public Safety Committee in Sacramento in support of AB 1006, which would require court and probation officers to inform youth offenders of how to seal their records upun turning 18. The bill is currently awaiting approval […]

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Tercer Anual Major Taylor Bike Fiesta

Documento Fotográfico, Salud y Ambiente de Richmond Cientos de miembros de la comunidad salieron a la tercera anual Major Taylor Bike Fiesta en la primaria Lincoln el 1˚ de junio. La fiesta de bicicletas incluyo comida gratis, reparaciones a bicicletas, rifas de bicicletas, cascos, rodeos de bicicletas, un santuario de salud y bastantes actividades familiares. […]

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Protesters March On Anniversary of Chevron Disaster

Photo Essay • Luis Cubas For most, the word “anniversary” evokes memories of happy times. But on August 6th, the word took on an entirely different meaning in Richmond. It was on that date last year that a huge black cloud was seen pluming out of the Chevron Refinery, the byproduct of a massive explosion […]

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Turning ‘Baby Daddies’ Into Fathers

News Feature • Donny Lumpkins This week, grateful sons and daughters will be hitting retailers around the country in search of that perfect gift for dad – a tie, some socks, a Hallmark card, or maybe just a hug. But for a growing number of youth, the time around Father’s Day can be tough, bringing […]

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Why I Observe Juneteenth

Commentary • Asani Shakur I write this in the spirit and honor of my ancestors… I recently asked a group of school kids in Richmond to tell me what they knew about Juneteenth and the Fourth of July. They all knew the basics of the Fourth of July – that it marks the nation’s independence […]

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