The unjust murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and numerous other innocent black people at the hands of police sparked nationwide protests demanding justice for these victims of police violence. As a youth of color living in Oakland, I know that in order for this movement to truly be successful, we have to learn from those who fought to bring change to our city in the past.
Eid-al-Fitr is an exciting holiday for many practicing Muslims, commemorating the end of fasting for the month of Ramadan. This year, however, was different.
By Ivelisse Diaz Covid-19 has undermined many day-to-day activities and events: in-person work, group gatherings, and concerts. One loss shared by millions of young people is that of their college experience. High school graduates are […]
In conversation with Gabby Rivera, a queer Puerto Rican writer from the Bronx, YR Raw’s Tatiana Lira asks her about the thought process behind her podcast, “Joy Revolution”, and for some words of advice when it comes to finding joy during quarantine.
The Ocean seems like a great place – absorbing Carbon Dioxide from the air and storing it in the Ocean.
by Sydney Wanguhu In the current state of being in a pandemic, going out to social gatherings aren’t the best way to spend your Friday and Saturday nights anymore. But for now, let’s reminisce on […]
An intimate reflection on California’s fires.
Yellow cabs rarely whiz; vibrant food stands have vanished. The whisper of steam rising from gutters has replaced the song of pedestrian chatter. The one time bustling New York City — “The City That Never Sleeps” — has come to a halt. The pandemic has forced it to momentary rest.
Welcome to our first episode! We’ll be talking about three books and their impact on one of today’s important issues in America: the immigration process and how it affects the people who need to come here.