New America Media, Commentary, Ky Phong Paul Tran, Posted: Feb 17, 2012
Pop culture traditionally has painted Asians as awkward, unathletic and never the leading man, like Long Duk Dong from a 1980s film. In just a week, Lin has shattered the stereotype.
Since he burst into the national consciousness just a week ago, basketball [...]Continue Reading →
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 [...]Continue Reading →
Commentary, D’vondre Woodards
Probation. If you ever did a crime in your life, you know what the word means. I’ve been on probation for two and a half years, since June 15, 2009. But the story really started on October 23, 2008, the day I was shot in the back by the Vallejo PD for [...]Continue Reading →
News Report, Donny Lumpkins
On a recent tour of Contra Costa County public schools, Congressman George Miller (D- Martinez), a Richmond native, stopped by Richmond High School to speak to about 20 students who are members of the Bay Area Peacekeepers (BAP), a program that helps “at-risk” kids stay in school and away from trouble [...]Continue Reading →
News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
Editor’s Note: California’s DREAM Act gave bright undocumented students new hope for going to college, but issues like low funding could undermine the act for many.
Despite the announcement of Gov. Jerry Brown signing into law the California DREAM Act last October, students applying for colleges at Richmond High [...]Continue Reading →
News Analysis, Taisa Grant
Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the Richmond City Council voted in favor of placing an inititiative on the November ballot for a citywide tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. Responding to the proposed intitiative, Richmond Pulse reporter Taisa Grant wrote the following piece based on a report released by the Contra Costa [...]Continue Reading →
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