Over 80 West Contra Costa High School students recently got the chance to conduct mock trials at the Superior Courthouse in Martinez as they participated in the annual countywide mock trial competition.
Since President Trump took office, many minority groups have been watching closely for his next moves as commander in chief. One group in particular, known as “Dreamers” – young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children – are among those paying close attention to what the president is doing.
Greatness only comes when you pay the price.
Studies show that Pres. Trump’s ending the DACA exemption for young undocumented Dreamers would cost the U.S. economically.
There is a national narrative emerging that points to a country ready and willing to embrace its diversity, and it’s coming from an unlikely place.
My classmate was deported a few days before his graduation. The night of graduation there was a cold silence that could not be ignored. We all felt the pain of his parents, who were only left to imagine their son walking the stage.
Richmond High School’s yearly trip to Washington, D.C. is in need of a big fundraising effort from the community.
Richmond native William Haynes, 23, is the host of the YouTube comedy news show, “People Be Like.” Haynes is an actor, comedian, writer, rapper and video producer
Most of the kids I grew up with and went to school with are dead, doing life in prison or in gangs. I feel really blessed to be alive and accomplishing my goal of going to college. For a while, I wasn’t sure if I was going to make it.
When we look back 2016, many of us wonder how we survived. The year challenged us to take a deeper look at ourselves and where we are headed as a country.