Commentary, Alicia Marie In this age of social media, it seems there is no limit to the types of extreme -- even violent -- acts people will videotape and post on the Internet. If there’s something happening and there are bystanders, chances are someone is catching it on video. Some people...

News Report, Anna Challet |New America Media While poverty remains at historically high levels, the percentage of people in the United States – especially children – who lack health insurance is declining, according to new data released by the Census Bureau. “The big changes are in health insurance,” said David S....

Blog, Monet Boyd It was Sunday morning, September 15, 1963 and the roaring sound of dynamite rang through Birmingham, Alabama, coming from the 16th Street Baptist Church. A fourteen year old boy named William Bell heard it from 3 miles away. William’s father rushed into the car with his family and went...

Photo Essay, Luis Cubas 
It was a beautiful, sunny day, and the rhythm of the music was perfect, along with the scent of food being cooked. For the fourth consecutive August, the RYSE Center, a nonprofit youth center in Richmond, organized its own Summer Jam, an event that features live music,...

Sabiduria de un Líder Comunitario, Khalid Elahi Nunca conocí el valor completo de la vida hasta que perdí a mi amigo más cercano a la brutalidad de una arma en 1991. Vi los efectos que su muerte tuvo en su familia entera y las metas que nunca cumpliría....

Read in English Reportaje, Malcolm Marshall La estudiante de último año en Richmond High School Maribel Navarro recuerda lo que se siente tener que ir a la sala de emergencia cada vez que tenía un ataque de asma, lo que solía ser seguido. “Cuando era pequeña, mi asma era muy fuerte. Iba...

Leer en Español News Report, Malcolm Marshall Richmond High School senior Maribel Navarro remembers what it felt like to have to go to the emergency room every time she had an asthma attack, which was often. “When I was little, I'd get my asthma really bad. I would go to the hospital...

By Yaquelin Valencia My name is Yaquelin Valencia. I am 21-years-old, an undocumented Dreamer and a recent recipient of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). I was born in Aquila, Michoacán, Mexico. My mother brought me to the U.S. at the age of two, and I was raised in Richmond, California....

Por Yaquelin Valencia Mi nombre es Yaquelin Valencia. Tengo 21 años, soy una DREAMER indocumentada y recién beneficiaria de DACA (Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia). Nací en Aquila, Michoacán, México. Mi mamá me trajo a los Estados Unidos cuando yo tenía dos años, y crecí en Richmond, California....

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