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Dang! — People’s State Of The City Took On Long Beach’s Housing, Police, Racial Inequality

Hundreds gathered at the People’s State of the City in Long Beach to discuss citywide issues and present solutions as a community. Check out the video recap at Voicewaves.

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sacramento City Unified Teachers Go On Strike

Teachers across the Sacramento City Unified School District are protesting the district’s labor practices. Access Local TV’s Julia Sidley talked to the striking teachers to hear more about their concerns … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

High Speed Railway: A Needed Pipeline Or A Hopeless Pipe Dream?

Rocky Walker lives in the Central Valley and was excited about the promise of high speed rail connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco with stops in the Central Valley. Now … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Trump Requires Campus Free Speech. Students Speak Up

Free speech is back in the news since Trump’s executive order on campus speech in March. Some conservative students say their free speech rights are threatened, other students say it’s … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mx Creates Space for Those Who Dare to Drag

Mx East Bay Drag Race is an annual drag show for high schools. The show got off to a humble start last year in a portable classroom with 30 folding … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

‘I Like Your Hair Better Straight’

New York’s hair discrimination ban battles Eurocentric beauty standards and racism. As someone who has always navigated her identity through hair and appearance, she reflects on the larger implications of … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

California’s Suspension of the Death Penalty

Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order that granted reprieve to all inmates on death row in California, putting a moratorium on executions in the state. Access Local TV’s Julia … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

College Admissions Scandal Reveals Cracks In Higher Education Equity

The charges brought against parents, administrators and for-hire counselors trying to rig college admissions put a spotlight on an industry that’s flawed. Richmond Pulse’s Keisa Reynolds, shares her perspective on … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

‘Dreams Do Come True’: Arvin High Color Guard Team To Compete In World Championship Thursday; Ranked First In The World

Arvin High School’s color guard team headed to Dayton, Ohio to compete in the WGI Color Guard World Championship after ranking first in the nation in Las Vegas. South Kern … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

It’s Kinda Dangerous To Be An Emcee

It’s no coincidence that gun violence and substance abuse are grave societal problems that have plagued hip-hop for decades, as emcees play the role of frontline storytellers. Too often, the … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

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