Entrevista • Lani Conway, New America Media

Nota del Editor: En el Festival de Cine de Sundance, el cineasta Ryan Coogler de 26-años de edad, ganó el Gran Premio del Jurado y el Premio del Público con “Fruitvale”, un drama inspirado en la muerte de la vida real de Oscar Grant por la policía de [...]

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Reportaje, Tania Pulido

Richmond High es una de las únicas escuelas en la ciudad que ofrece un programa para madres adolescentes (Adolescent Parenting Program, APP por sus siglas en inglés). Cada año un nuevo grupo de madres jóvenes están en el programa que dura un año escolar. Cuando yo estaba en la preparatoria, una amiga [...]

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News Report • Anna Challet, New America Media

SAN FRANCISCO — A majority of California voters support taxing sugar-sweetened beverages if those taxes are used for school nutrition and physical education programs, according to the results of a new Field Poll. The survey also revealed that obesity prevention measures like this have greater support [...]

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Love in the Time of Turf Wars

On February 12, 2013 By

Play Review • Edgardo Cervano-Soto

Walking into the theater at El Cerrito High School for RAW Talent’s new stage play, one automatically sensed there were two parallel stories taking place. One story was printed on the admission ticket – “Te’s Harmony”, a modern re-telling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set amid the turf wars of Richmond, [...]

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How I Came to Know My History

On February 7, 2013 By

Commentary, Asani Shakur

The history of my ancestors is a rich history. Although Black history, sadly, is marked with the brutality and inhumanity of slavery, I also see tenacity in our history — the will, the passion and the ability to still dream, despite the harsh realities. Our ancestors left guidance for us in the [...]

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Press Release • Anna Challet, New America Media

Ed. Note: Organized in the fall of 2012, the Soda Sucks anti-advertising campaign, sponsored by New America Media, invited youth from across California to “outsmart the soda advertisers.” Soda Sucks awards were contested in two categories: poster and spoken word/video. Winners shared in a $3200 cash prize. Winning [...]

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