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Recent Grads Reflect Back, Look Forward

After the end of the 2018 school year, the Richmond Pulse asked four local teens to reflect on their high school experiences. The recent graduates shared their hopes, fears, lessons … Continue reading

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Struggling With My Identity As A White Passing Latina

For Fresno’s Gabrielle Rivas, acceptance among the Latinx community was always hard to find. As a light-skinned Latina, Rivas constantly faced discrimination from within her own ethnic group who couldn’t … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Honoring LGBTQ+ Ancestors as a Celebration of Pride

Every June, Pride sweeps through American cities as members of the LGBTQ+ community celebrate their identities. But Youth Radio’s Adina Goldstein doesn’t want anyone to forget just how far the … Continue reading

June 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Saturday Morning At The Oak Park Farmers’ Market

Sacramento’s Nathaniel Lapid gives viewers a glimpse of what a sunny June day at the Oak Park Farmers’ Market in Sacramento looks like. Read more at Access Local TV.

June 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Asian-Americans Are Split On Affirmative Action Lawsuits

The latest challenges against affirmative action in the U.S. comes from a surprising group: Asian Americans. Youth Radio’s Sierra Fang-Horvath reports on two lawsuits that could potentially topple race-based admission … Continue reading

June 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Oak Park Area Youth Respond to Childish Gambino’s, This Is America

Since Childish Gambino released the music video for his song “This is America,” the video has recorded hundreds of millions of views. Oak Park teens all reacted differently to the … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Resistance In Sports And Media

Five reporters from Long Beach weigh in on resistance in sports and the media. They discuss everything ranging from kneeling during the National Anthem to the symbols in Childish Gambino’s … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Pill Wave

When marijuana and alcohol grew boring for teens, they began to turn to a new set of drugs, which then swept the nation: prescription drugs like Xanax, Percocet, hydrocodone, and … Continue reading

June 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

I Am An Unaccompanied Minor

Recently, reports revealed that the U.S. government had lost track of over 1,500 unaccompanied minors, or children without guardians. Youth Radio’s Andrea Jiménez at down and talked with one of … Continue reading

June 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Independent Review Unit for Police-Involved Shootings Proposed by Lawmakers

Since the recent shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento in March, a revived wave of activists have pushed for legislation that reigns in police action and use of force. And … Continue reading

June 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

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