Question & Answer, Lani Conway, New America Media Editor's Note: At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, 26-year-old filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature debut with "Fruitvale," a drama inspired by...

Op-Ed, Daniel Zingale Big Soda spent big bucks. That's how it defeated ballot measures to create soda taxes in two California towns. In Richmond, in the Bay Area, and in El Monte,...

News Feature, Malcolm Marshall It’s a Monday evening in November at the CCISCO office in Richmond, and members of CLOUD, or Community Leaders Organizing Undocumented Dreamers, have come together to assist...

Commentary,  Sonya Mann An overwhelming number of California voters, 81 percent, supported Proposition 35 (also called the CASE Act), which expands legal protections for victims of sex trafficking, and specifies harsher...

COMMENTARY BY SEAN SHAVERS Editor's note: Students first names have been changed to protect them from possible repercussions from other students. As a former student in Oakland's public schools, I was shocked...

Blog, Various Authors “A vote is worth more than money” Edgardo Cervano-Soto My vote represents me. How I vote informs political power holders and institutions my interpretation of democracy and equity. Although voting...

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