Long Beach Residents Drive Throughout District One In Support Of Canceling Rent, Adopting The People’s Budget

As the COVID quarantine drags on, renters across the country are demanding rent cancellation during protests. In Long Beach, Calif., a caravan of residents took to the streets demanding a halt in rent, suspension of mortgages and the adoption of other housing items from the “People’s Budget.” Read the full story at VoiceWaves.

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We Are Not Your Mascot

As the conversation continues about sport teams using Native American mascots, University of Arizona Professor Stephanie Fryberg says these images lower self-esteem among Indigenous teens and college students. “Dogs, cats, tigers and bears are mascots. We are not those things. We are human beings.” Professor Stephanie Fryberg says Native American sports mascots cause harm, not […]

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Resources For The Unhoused Halted

California saw a 16.4% increase in the homeless population between 2018 and 2019. In an effort to provide housing, the city of Sacramento created plans for a homeless shelter near Oak Park that was approved last August. Unfortunately, the plans were revoked after a dispute between the city and the National Highway Administration. Access Local […]

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Through the Tunnel – Exploring The Causes Of Depression

Media Arts Center’s newest teen documentary explores the causes and treatments for various types of depression. “Somebody can have very mild depression, meaning they can go about their day,” said Joyce Thompson, a licensed clinical social worker. “Someone who has major depression may need additional layers of treatment like going to therapy.” Watch the full […]

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Women of Color React to Kamala Harris VP Nomination With Enthusiasm, Reluctance

Kamala Harris made history in August as the first woman of color to be nominated as vice president. Some see the nomination as a step toward progress and equality, while others are hesitant to accept Harris’s controversial past. Richmond Pulse sat down with six women of color to hear their thoughts on Harris’s campaign. Read […]

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