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Sticks Or Hands, Victor McElhaney Drummed For Life

Richmond Pulse’s Denis Perez-Bravo honors the life of the son of Oakland Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney. Victor McElhaney was killed recently in Los Angeles. Perez-Bravo highlights McElhaney’s love of music … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

‘It’s Becoming A Crisis’: Community Marches In Honor Of Those Lost To Police Violence

Community members in East Bakersfield gathered for the fifth annual March for Justice event put on by the statewide organization STOP Coalition – Families Impacted by Police Violence. South Kern … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

City Council Says No To “STOP

The Fresno City Council recently voted on the proposed ordinance, STOP (Safe Transfer of Objects to Pedestrians), that would fine drivers who give donations to panhandlers at intersections. The kNOw’s … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Opinion: Blackface By Another Name?

While white supremacist beauty standards have dominated for centuries at the expense of women of color, for nonblack folks racial ambiguity can actually raise your profile and profits. So what … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Study: Students Of Color Wary Of Cops On Campus

The results of the 2017-2018 WestEd survey highlighted how students in Sacramento of different ethnic groups viewed the presence of law enforcement on campus in eight “diverse, low-income communities.” Julia … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

No Wrong Way To Be Human

We’Ced’s Aaliyah Jensen calls for more education on gender identity. “The hatred and non-acceptance of trans people are bigger than name calling and hateful comments about their gender identity. For … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Artist Conversations Podcast Ep. 2: Different Song, Same Struggle

Have you ever used music to feel better? VoiceWaves’ podcast host Odin Smith talked to young people to see how they use music as medicine on their mental health journeys. … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

“Captain Marvel” Soars To New Heights

In the fight for representation, do girls see “Captain Marvel” as a win? Check out what The kNOw’s Izzy Rodriguez had to say about the movie, and how it measured … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Closer To The Solution: The Power Of Having A Different Perspective

San Diego’s Media Arts Center introduces us to Urban Scholars Union, a student-run group that helps formerly incarcerated college students.  Watch at Media Arts Center.

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

As Funding For School Resource Officers Comes Up For Debate, So Too Does Their Impact

Does having police officers in schools help students? Or does it contribute to the school-to-prison pipeline? Richmond Pulse reports on how the debate is playing out in their community. Read … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

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