Arts & Culture

A different kind of farmers market: Community groups team up to provide free produce to Arvin residents

18.08.2018 / By

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Jesus Rodriguez feeds America.

Rodriguez, 34, spends most of his days toiling in the fields south of Bakersfield picking grapes, but despite that, cannot afford to always feed his own family — especially in the summer when rising temperatures results in fewer hours worked in the field.

I’m Asian but I’m not Your Model Minority

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Nikolas Lopez, Youth Perspective

The Asian model minority myth is a very misleading title. It’s a plays on the stereotype that Asians are super smart, have a strong a work ethic and are good at math.

What it Means to be a Black Girl

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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective


It means dealing with ignorance every day till it seems as if you hear nothing else from people.