New America Media, Photo Essay, David Bacon
Above: Vidal Cota is an immigrant farm worker from Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
New America Media, Question and Answer, Peter Schurman
Ed. Note: In November, the University of California Board of Regents approved a plan to raise tuition for all students by 5 percent each year over the next five years.
South Kern Sol, News Report, Earl Parsons,
BAKERSFIELD — In comparison to the street protests erupting on city streets across the nation, Bakersfield’s response to the recent events in Ferguson and New York looks tame.
By Daniel Jimenez
For many Catholics, December 12 marks one of the most important religious holidays of the year: El Dia de La Virgen de Guadalupe, or in English, The Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
South Kern Sol, Question and Answer, Reyna Olaguez
Above: Erika Madrigal (left), Jazmin Robles (right).
By Alfredo Camacho
LAMONT, Calif. – Close to a hundred South Kern residents gathered at the David Head Center in Lamont on Nov.
Above: Residents of Bakersfield protested last May on the one-year anniversary of the death of David Silva.
South Kern Sol/New America Media, News Report, Alfredo Camacho
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — As thousands take to the streets in cities nationwide to express outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, another protest movement is sweeping through Mexican American and immigrant communities.