As a formerly incarcerated woman and now a criminal justice reform activist, I was overwhelmed with emotion when I first read about Proposition 57. I immediately thought of my older brother, who at 17 was sentenced as an adult to life in prison
Richmond’s RYSE Center celebrated Latino Heritage Month with its own special event aimed at showcasing Latino culture and expressing the different intersections in Richmond’s Latino community.
Many young people are getting ready to vote for the first time on November 8. But are the presidential candidates, state and local officials really addressing the issues we care about? Here’s a rundown of the some of the topics young people are talking about on social media.
College application season is underway for prospective students. On November 1, University of California campuses will open their application portal for those interested in any of the nine campuses.
I remember sitting and waiting for my dad at the window, when I was too young to understand what it meant when he was “running late.”
On Sept. 3, over 350 people, most from the Crescent Park, Pullman, Monterey Pines and Deliverance Temple apartments, met at Booker T. Anderson, Jr. park for the ninth annual Put the Guns Down gathering.
If you don’t have a good education, you’ll always be in the position of doing what you have to do — instead of doing what you want.
Girls who take in what has become known as “princess culture” — typified by Disney movies and their portrayal of women in stereotypical gender roles — can internalize those ideals, often to their own detriment, researchers found.
Andre Taylor went into the foster care system when he was a baby. As an infant, he was removed from his mother’s care and was sent to live with his grandmother
As a parent of two young girls, I often find myself wondering: Are my girls watching too much TV? Did they do enough reading over the summer? Are they taking the right vitamins? Big or small, parenting is often filled with doubts. However, one thing I’m absolutely certain of is the importance of the November elections — not just at the national level, but here in our backyards.