Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to block death penalty was four decades in the making

March 22, 2019 / By

By Malcolm Marshall from Richmond Pulse | Photo via EMS

In what is being hailed as a bold, if controversial, move, Gov.

Sol on the Street: Students discuss Gavin Newsom’s death penalty decision

March 22, 2019 / By

Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order this month, putting a temporary prohibition on the death penalty in the state of California.

COMMENTARY: What I learned as a youth journalist at the 2019 Statewide Youth Media Conference

February 22, 2019 / By

I have only ever known how to be a journalist through writing, but this past weekend, I met other youth journalists who tell stories through so many other platforms: podcasts, documentaries, poetry, photography and art.

COMMENTARY: Workers gain greater legal rights against discrimination and harassment on the basis of national origin

January 2, 2019 / By


Have you faced harassment at your work for your accent, appearance or immigration status?

COMMENTARY: Homeboys Industries gives former gang members a second chance

December 13, 2018 / By

Just at the age of six, a boy from Los Angeles was on a road to destruction — not necessarily by choice.

COMMENTARY: It’s time to start remembering the forgotten heroes of the Grape Strike

November 2, 2018 / By


Clusters of grapes on vines grow for miles and miles in Delano, and within those vines lie the untold stories of the infamous Grape Strike of 1965.