Long standing community organization United Playaz held a Silence the Violence march and event earlier this month. De-Bug reporter Andrew "Society" Bigelow wrote about the moving experience, and Abe Menor shares images of a community marching, rallying, and healing the hood.
De-Bug on KPFA: Public Safety in San Jose//Transforming the Courts//Challenging Inequity in Silicon Valley
Thanks to KPFA for interviewing ACJP organizers for their Morning Show to share De-Bug’s perspective on public safety, the power of personal stories, and how communities can challenge the courts,police misconduct, and the growing inequities of Silicon Valley.
On Friday, June 14, New America Media editor and author Andrew Lam delivered a commencement speech to graduating seniors at UC Irvine. What follows is a portion of that speech.
When he saw her profiled on a Spanish news special on ñongos -- underground encampments of the deported and homeless built in the canals of the US and Mexico border -- he knew he had to go save her. The family packed in the Ford Flex, drove down to the border, and pulled her out of a hole in the ground -- literally.
Xavier España is 19 years old, and though young, says he has already learned important life lessons that have focused him for his future. He is an Evergreen College student, a parishioner of Our Lady of Guadalupe, and works at his uncle’s auto body repair shop. Xavier is currently entangled in the court system.
We Speak Baylingual Feature: Emcees Brush Off 100 Bulletz // New Music from I.L.A.M, Dregs One, J Wonder
This week in Hip Hop is special because it's the first time we got a battle up on this blog. Not only is it the first battle post, but it's one of San Jose's natives -- Dirtbag Dan. Plus we showcase new music coming out of the Bay this week.
The 1st time I saw FanimeCon I was 17 years old waiting at the bus stop. There were a lot of people dressed up, I saw a samurai, a fairy, Super Mario, and Princess Peach, some of my favorite video game characters. I asked them what they were doing downtown dressed like that, and they told me "Fanime". So this year my goal was to go there and experience it first hand. These are a few of my experiences, enjoy.
When the Oakland Black Panther Party recruited Emory Douglas as their Minister of Culture, one thing that no one knew, is how his image of the Black Panther would start movements across the world in the city of Auckland with a group of Polynesians.
Part of the South FIRST Fridays Art Walk this Friday, June 7th, from 7-9PM Good Karma Vegan Café, 37 South First Street in San Jose!
Sparked by state delegate Ray Canterbury’s (R-West Virginia) suggestion, “it would be a good idea…if kids work for their lunches”, his response to Senate Bill 663, The kNOw gathered youth reactions to what this policy would mean for students and especially those who depend on free school meals.
Jayadev, an organizer for the Albert Cobarrubias Justice Project, shares his perspectives on current issues that impact the local Bay Area region.
G$ writes a blog based on her unique daily experiences as an artists, organizer and journalist. Her multimedia blog also platforms the issues concerning the Pacific Islander community.
Xavier España is 19 years old, and though young, says he has already learned important ...
We Speak Baylingual is a blog located on SVDe-Bug’s website. Its a weekly post of local music releases every Friday. It also contains a video series interviewing artist all over the bay area, about culture, community, and anything in depth with the interviewee called 'Baylingual’. Anything with music whether you know someone, you do music, or want a video done, profile written anything involving music.
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This week in "We Speak Baylingual" is a good week because it just felt good ...
De-Bug High offers youth perspectives on the issue of the day.
On May 25th, communities all over the world will be demonstrating against Monsanto -- a multinational ...
Hip hop artist and youth educator, Demone Carter's column, Life After Hip Hop, provides insight into the changing landscape of hip hop culture and politics.
A designer and artist, Avila writes and posts articles and images that offer a window into the realities of a younger generation of immigrant America.