Are We Married to Facebook for Life?

Editor’s Note: Young people in the San Francisco Bay Area write about how they see their future with the regional Internet giant Facebook. Molly Raynor, 27, Richmond I am a 27-year-old transplant from Ann Arbor, Michigan. I run a creative arts program in Richmond, California, live with my best friend in Oakland and have a […]

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A New Generation of Poets Emerging in Richmond

News Feature, Edgardo Cervano-Soto Posted: November 28, 2011 “Raw… Talent!” “Raw… Talent!” With a call and response exercise, Molly Raynor gathers the attention of an energetic group of high school students inside her classroom at Making Waves. For weeks, the youth participants from “Richmond Artists With Talent” – or RAW Talent – have been rehearsing, […]

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A New Generation of Poets Emerging in Richmond

News Feature, Edgardo Cervano-Soto Posted: November 28, 2011 “Raw… Talent!” “Raw… Talent!” With a call and response exercise, Molly Raynor gathers the attention of an energetic group of high school students inside her classroom at Making Waves. For weeks, the youth participants from “Richmond Artists With Talent” – or RAW Talent – have been rehearsing, […]

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Richmond Rockets Take off with Inaugural Victory

News Report, Kia Croom | Photo, Robert Rogers  |    November 13, 2011 The Richmond Rockets basketball team kicked off their season with an exciting 78 – 71 victory win over the Bay Area Matrix. Hundreds of fans of all ages poured into Richmond Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center to watch the Rockets display their […]

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Richmond Rockets Take off with Inaugural Victory

News Report, Kia Croom | Photo, Robert Rogers  |    November 13, 2011 The Richmond Rockets basketball team kicked off their season with an exciting 78 – 71 victory win over the Bay Area Matrix. Hundreds of fans of all ages poured into Richmond Memorial Auditorium and Convention Center to watch the Rockets display their […]

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Something Like Jazz: Roots and Renaissance in Richmond

Commentary, April Suwalsky “It was a new song and its deep and plaintive beauty, its great cadences and wild appeal wailed, throbbed and thundered on the world’s ears with a message seldom voiced by man…They sneered at it—those white Southerners who heard it and never understood. They raped and defiled it—those white Northerners who listened […]

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The Poetry of Poverty

Come enjoy an afternoon of spoken word, film, music and dance by our very own Wave-makers (including middle school students from the Making Waves Academy)! The students of RAW Talent will use performance art to tell the stories of those who are usually silenced; to explore the roots of poverty and how it impacts them […]

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