A First Time Voter In Boyle Heights Speaks Out: ‘I Want My Voice Out There’

Arely Valencia is a first time voter. A freshman at UC Berkeley, Valencia realizes it will be different for new voters this year because their first experience will be under unusual circumstances. This election cycle also marks the first time Latinos will be the largest non-white group among eligible voters. The Pew Research Center estimates […]

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We Need to Talk About Black Mental Health. We Shouldn’t Have to Die For People to Listen.

“Black people are exposed to trauma and anxiety from birth — genetically even, known as intergenerational trauma. Yet we act like it doesn’t exist. Media, resources, even advertisements put white faces on mental health issues, which causes many people to believe things such as depression, suicide, ADHD, anxiety, etc., are just white people problems. They’re […]

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