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Who Asked Us? For Young Blacks, Vocational Training or Liberal Arts? (Community Voices)

 Recently, as I sat at my friend’s graduation, I got to thinking about the different educational choices we’ve made—and how we have still managed to end up in the same place. My degree...
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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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Rape Is About Gangs (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Marina Saenz, 18, 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: If I had witnessed the rape in Richmond, I wouldn't...
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What Makes A Real Man? (Richmond Rape Youth Views)

Oscar Servillion, 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:< What were these "men" who raped the 15-year-old...
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Richmond Youth, Community Speak Up for Their School

At a press conference held in Richmond CA on Oct. 28, youth workers, young people and local politicians reflect on the recent gang rape at Richmond High...