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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Binaries on the Border

The Mexico-U.S. border is a grid map of coordinates: X or Y, from here or from there, this or that. And while fronterizx identity is about constantly crossing borders and mixing cultures, gender binaries are one facet that continues to face complex discussion and acceptance. For individuals who identify as nonbinary or that have transitioned, […]

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Long Beach Youth Host Climate Rally To Raise Awareness Of Demand For LBUSD To Move Away From Fossil Fuels

The morning air intertwined with youth voices chanting, cars honking in support, and bystanders enthusiastically applauding as youth rallied through Orange Ave. on Sept. 18. Their message was short but clear, “be part of the solution, not the pollution.” They want climate justice, now. Read more at VoiceWaves.

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