A special time in history: Young people reflect on their lives during covid-19 

San Pablo resident Laicee Brown, 31, is a single parent to 2-year-old daughter Cienna, while being a full-time student at UC Davis. She gave birth in July 2019, before the pandemic, something that has challenged her child’s first years of life and her first years as a mother. Brown hopes to give her child the […]

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Teens in America

YR Media teamed up with The Washington Post for a five-part audio series on teens and race, featured on “Post Reports,” the Post’s premier daily podcast. Young reporters from around the country interviewed their peers and family members, capturing their experiences with race, activism, and themes related to The Washington Post’s survey of teens in […]

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Missing White Woman Syndrome

Gabby Petito’s disappearance and the subsequent media frenzy has brought to the surface a phenomenon called missing white woman syndrome, and has called into question why missing POC aren’t getting the same attention from media or law enforcement. Watch the video at YR Media.

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Richmond Art Center Amplifies Calls to Release Native American Activist Leonard Peltier

Through word and art, the call to free activist Leonard Peltier, a member of the American Indian Movement, from his 45-year imprisonment was amplified Sunday in the Richmond Art Center courtyard. The center hosted the event “Gathering in the Spirit of Gwarth-ee-lass” to honor Peltier, his family and their sacrifices while giving free access to […]

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