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What a Girl Does Before a Homecoming Dance

By Nijla Muminpick out a dress maybe she likes sparkles purple satin and strapstease her hair in the bathroom mirror maybe pin it up with clips and glitter gel line her lips with pink gloss maybe the...
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I Would Have Stepped Up (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Amanze Emenike, 20, a participant in the YO! Youth Outlook media project, shares her views on the recent gang rape of a 15-year-old in Richmond, CA: Rape is messed up. I feel for that girl. I don't...
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Rape Is a Big Deal to Guys Too (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Luis Mendoza, 17, a participant in the YO! Youth Outlook media project, shares his views on the recent gang rape of a 15-year-old in Richmond, CA: Rape is a big deal to me because I ask myself, why would...
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Afraid to Be a Snitch (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Meme Garrido, 16, a participant in the YO! Youth Outlook media project, shares her views on the recent gang rape of a 15-year-old in Richmond, CA: I have strong feelings about this whole rape incident. If...
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Rape: An Adult Crime (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Jaleesa Vickers, 20, a participant in the YO! Youth Outlook media project, shares her views on the recent gang rape of a 15-year-old in Richmond, CA: Rape is a very big deal to me. If it isn't a...
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My Mom Survived Rape…and Had Me

"Marie" Clark, 20, a participant in the YO! Youth Outlook media project, shares her views on the recent gang rape of a 15-year-old in Richmond, CA: My mom is a rape victim and I am the result of...
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Young Women Need to Protect Themselves (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Valerie Klinker, 19, a participant in the YO! Youth Outlook media project, shares her views on the recent gang rape of a 15-year-old in Richmond, CA: I was so hurt and heartbroken to hear a beautiful...
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Gramma T’s East Coast Tomato Soup

Today's goodness comes to us from Gramma Terry, my dad's mom. She made this delicious soup for my husband and I the last time we visited Oklahoma and it was to die for! She served it with a crusty...
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The Richmond Rape: Local voices speak out

Richmond, CA students and families are flocking to online video sharing sites to get their views out. These videos from CNN and Youth Talks present a wide range of view, but they all reinforce how little...
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What if the release of the City Auditors report was actually a scene in Star Wars?

Editor's note: The Oakland City Auditor's report on mismangement in hiring and retention practices was released on Oct 22nd.  At 123 pages long, it offered 85 recommendations for ways that the...