‘I Am a Minority, I Am a Patriot’ – Youth reflect on patriotism in 2017

Young people of color in Richmond reflect on what it means to be a patriot at a time when President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing policies to lessen immigration and sharpen law enforcement authority.  For some, patriotism means being ready to fight and for others it means being ready to protest.  “Anybody who loves their […]

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To kneel or stand — Long Beach students chime in on national anthem protest

Student athletes at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, a nationally renowned sports high school, weigh in on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the national anthem to protest inequality. The interviews lead reporter Nia Thompson to reflect on her own views of patriotism and nationality. “Just like that, I was reminded […]

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