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‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Civics in the Community | October 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Young artists from Richmond, CA have something to say and the RYSE Youth Center provides support in elevating youth voices in meaningful ways. Street Literature is the result of young folks coming together to share the impact that the deaths of individuals such as Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, and Israel Hernandez have had on them.

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Did Race Play a Role in the Trayvon Martin Verdict?

Do Now | July 26, 2013 | 64 Comments

Did Race Play a Role in the Trayvon Martin Verdict?

Unless you’ve been living in a hole for the last couple of weeks, you’ve probably heard by now that George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. On the night of July 13, after more than 15 hours of deliberation, the six-person all female jury announced its verdict, finding Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter.

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Do Now Round Up: 2012 in Review

Do Now Round-Ups | January 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do Now Round Up: 2012 in Review

Last week’s Do Now looked back at all that happened in 2012 and we asked students what news story impacted them the most. Most students felt most affected by the school shooting in Newtown, CT. Some expressed a strong memory of the Trayvon Martin murder. Also, we received over 50 comments on our website. To […]

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Do Now #55: 2012 in Review

Do Now | January 4, 2013 | 221 Comments

Do Now #55: 2012 in Review

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now What story of 2012 had the most impact on you and how did you hear about […]

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Do Now #27: When Is It OK To Defend Yourself?

Do Now | April 6, 2012 | 52 Comments

Do Now #27: When Is It OK To Defend Yourself?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Should you have the legal right to use force – even deadly force if it seems […]

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