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From Richmond Pulse | 07/22/2017

Mister Phillips: You Can’t Learn if You’re Not in Class

July 22, 2017   Interview, Vernon Whitmore Mister Phillips was elected to the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education in 2016. Phillips sat down with Pulse contributor ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/21/2017

Why Girls of Color Get Suspended More Than White Girls

July 21, 2017 Commentary, Brenda Contreras | Photo via nwlc.org Girls of color are being pushed out of school every day and nobody’s really talking about it. The National Women’s ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/21/2017

Gayle McLaughlin: Richmond’s Grassroots Trailblazer Has Her Eye on State Capitol

July 21, 2017   News Report, Keisa Reynolds Richmond City Council has entered a new era without Councilwoman Gayle McLaughlin. The former mayor stepped down on July 18 to focus ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/21/2017

What Do You Believe In? Young people weigh in on issues of faith

July 21, 2017           EDITOR’S NOTE: Young people talk about their personal faith and what they believe in.   What Kept Me Going I believe in God and with that faith I ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/18/2017

New California Bill Would Help Protect Undocumented Workers

July 18, 2017           By Mitzi Perez A new bill being proposed in California would increase protections for undocumented workers. Currently, employers have the right to refuse to let ICE agents ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/17/2017

Tupac Movie Has a Message for Today’s Generation

July 17, 2017           By Anure McGee The new film “All Eyez On Me” is about the intersection of civil rights and hip-hop. Produced by ‎L.T. Hutton‎ and directed by Benny ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/14/2017

The Great Manipulation – Glorifying Prison and Preaching Death

July 14, 2017           Words of wisdom from community leader, Khalid Elahi I remember the moment I shifted my thinking and decided to go full-fledge into the bowels of the ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/14/2017

With SB 54, California Would Be My Sanctuary

July 14, 2017               Commentary, Liz Ruiz  | Photo: Steve Rhodes/Flickr Ever since Trump took office, I’ve felt very uncertain of what my future holds for me. He promised to ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/13/2017

Rise in ‘Bigoted Incivility’ – When Your Groceries Come With a Side of Hate

July 13, 2017           New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann SAN FRANCISO – When Mohammad S. put in for a delivery with Instacart, the San Francisco company that allows ...
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From Richmond Pulse | 07/13/2017

Fatima Alleyne: From PTA Mom to Board of Education Trustee

July 13, 2017                 RP Staff Report After years of volunteering at her kids’ school, Fatima Alleyne ran a grassroots campaign and was elected as trustee for the Contra Costa ...
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From Healthy Richmond | 01/22/2014

New 2014 Richmond Health Enrollment Events Calendar!

January 22, 2014 Quality and affordable health care for Richmond residents is available today. Across Richmond, events are taking place to help individuals and families get enrolled in ...
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From Healthy Richmond | 11/04/2013

New Resources on Mixed-Status Families and the ACA

November 4, 2013 Please see updates and resources below shared by the The Asegúrate Campaign which includes information on why mixed status families should not be afraid to ...
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