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How Not Knowing Chinese Made Me Question My Identity

“I’m full Chinese, but the fact that I don’t know the language makes me question how Chinese I really am.” Read more at Youth Radio

October 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

My Interest In Science Was First Encouraged By A Female Teacher…Senior Year

“I nearly failed 8th grade biology. Not because I found it incredibly hard, but because I didn’t care.“ Read more at Youth Radio

September 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Young Californians Talk Climate Change in Their Communities

A special collaboration between Coachella Unincorporated, Richmond Pulse, The kNOw Youth Media, Access Sacramento, The AjA Project, and Youth Radio. Climate change, global warming, impending doom — call it what … Continue reading

September 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Is The New ‘Best Popular Film’ Oscar A Sign Of Getting With The Times? Or The Opposite?

For one brief shining moment, the Academy embraced a bad idea no one really liked. Read more at Youth Radio

September 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Violent News Stories From El Salvador Are Replacing My Childhood Memories

“There was a time when my parents held out hope that one day they could return to El Salvador. That hope is disappearing as the violence worsens.” Read more at … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Family Reunification Deadline Sheds Light On Another Broken System: Foster Care

America already had a spotty record at keeping families together long before it started pulling migrant families apart. “I wish I had had more say in what the system determined … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

How I’m Feeling About ‘Asian August’

Crazy Rich Asians,’To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, and Searching helped flip the Hollywood script. Read more at Youth Radio

August 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

“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

How Wellness Culture Backfired For Me

When San Francisco’s Emily Sobelman was young, she thought of herself as “the skinny girl.” But as she started to grow up, that identity combined with her city’s health food … Continue reading

July 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

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