Black History Built America

The kNOw Youth Media is highlighting various black figures who made amazing contributions to America in honor of Black History Month. To tell the stories of these groundbreaking African-Americans in history, Ruben Diaz, 16, created original drawings to pair with the backstories of these pioneers. See all the figures who are being honored this month […]

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Closed Mouths Don’t Get Fed

Angel Vargas of Fresno didn’t just vote for herself; she believes that with her right to vote, she has the power to give voice to those who can’t speak up, like undocumented immigrants. “If you wish to change your community for the better, to improve not only your life but the lives of others, or […]

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A Conversation With Donté Clark

At the recent #Fight4All Convening in Fresno, CA, keynote speakers and activists addressed community and national issues. At the convention, Zyanna Maynard sat down with Donté Clark, a spoken word artist and community activist, to discuss his inspirations, advice for youth, and hopes for the future. “Everything that you think, everything that you speak and […]

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Chimera Khala

My mother’s family tree is a confusing mass of thick, heavy limbs weaving through political borders and arranged marriages, congested with the green leaves of cousins from who-knows-where.” Read more at The kNOw

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