Frozen in Time at Kennedy High

Video, Will Haynes, Jose Esquivel, Tania Pulido Kennedy High School’s Michael Peritz has collected time capsules throughout the decades he’s been at the school. He shares some of the things he has accumulated and why it is important to keep a collection of these moments in time. by Will Haynes, Jose Esquivel, and Tania Pulido […]

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Looking After Grandma — Learning Responsibility

Commentary, Megael “Junior” Johnson Most people at some point in their lives are confronted with making a decision that will cause them hardship, but that will also help a loved one in the long run. I have been taking care of my grandmother at our home in Richmond since I was about 9 or 10 […]

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Getting a GRIP on Homelessness

News Report, Donny Lumpkins/Video, Ann Bassette, Donny Lumpkins RICHMOND, Calif.—For Richmond’s low-income families, for whom the threat of homelessness is an ever-present reality, a free meal or rent money between jobs can mean the difference between staying afloat and losing everything. Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP), a nonprofit in the heart of the city that […]

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Richmond Celebrates César Chávez

Video, Min Lee Motivated by the memory of Cesar Chavez and his contributions to the farmworkers’ movement, residents of Richmond, California came together to revitalize the intersection of Florida Avenue and 12th Street. People living in Richmond suffer from a lack of access to fresh fruits and vegetables. This event combats the problem, by providing […]

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Richmond’s Sisters in Solidarity

News Report, Tania Pulido In a time of turmoil around the world, the sense of sisterhood is essential to the struggle faced by oppressed people. When I grew up in Richmond, the idea of sisterhood was almost non-existent – something only shared within certain ethnic groups. Once, a girl come up to me and pulled […]

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