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Blindspotting Keeps Oakland In Cinema’s Spotlight

The new Oakland-based movie “Blindspotting” is gaining critical and popular acclaim as its fan base continues to grow. Two of its newest fans are Youth Radio’s Clay Xavier and Riley … Continue reading

August 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Disadvantaged Long Beach Residents At Forefront Of First-Ever ‘People’s Budget Proposal’

Long Beach community members, activists, and youth are part of the movement pushing for a “People’s Budget Proposal.” They are advocating that the budget protect immigrant rights, language accessibility, youth … Continue reading

August 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Inspires The Next Generation Of Political Players

In a recent shocking Democratic primary election in New York, 28 year-old activist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated a ten-term incumbent. Ocasio-Cortez’s win has inspired some and horrified others. “Democratic Socialism and … Continue reading

August 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

We’Ced Weighs in on Police Brutality in Merced

In recent years, activists have drawn attention to police brutality in cities across the country. We’Ced reporters spoke to nine teenagers who live in Merced about their reactions to and … Continue reading

August 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Know (Women) Weigh In: Toxic Masculinity

The kNOw interviewed seven of its members to hear about their experiences being objectified and harassed simply because of their appearance. “For young women, it is toxic living in a … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mad Money: Deciphering the Mysteries of Personal Finance

For Richmond’s Maryalexis Gutierrez, high school did not adequately prepare her for the confusing world of personal finance. So she decided to attend a bootcamp that would teach her about … Continue reading

July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Does “Sorry To Bother You” Live Up To The Hype? SPOILERS!!!

Summer 2018 brought a tidal wave of blockbuster movies, such as “Incredibles 2” and “Oceans 8,” to theaters. Youth Radio’s Riley Lockett reviews “Sorry to Bother You,” his favorite movie … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Merced Supports #KeepingFamiliesTogether

On June 30th, Merced residents gathered as part of nationally-coordinated efforts to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families at the border. Visit We’Ced to see some of … Continue reading

July 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tenants Facing Rent Hike In Central Long Beach Say, ‘Enough.’

Facing the drastic rises in rent, the fifth apartment in Long Beach has gone on strike to protest the hikes. Long Beach’s Crystal Niebla and Michael Lozano bring us a … Continue reading

July 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘Families Belong Together’ Rally in Sacramento California

As new revelations begin to highlight the systematic separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, cities across the nation have erupted into protest. One of these cities … Continue reading

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

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