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Articles Published in July, 2013

Privacy Is Lost, And We Are All To Blame

If Americans are wary of being constantly monitored, we, too, are guilty of divulging our secrets -- we make spying on us easy, writes commentator Andrew Lam.

We Speak Baylingual Album Drop: "The Focus" by Cola

The most recent release by Cola of Metafizix is an album collaboration called "The Focus" -- projects created by Noah Boa of BottomNotch. Together they display a mix of fun rhymes and rhythms that are so contagious you catch yourself repeating them to yourself through out the day.

Joseph Rodriguez Workshops: Covering the Children of Re-Entry

On June 27-28th, 2013 acclaimed photographer Joseph Rodriguez gave photo/multimedia workshops to New America Media youth and local university students on how to share the stories of families of re-entry in California. The trainings are part of a larger project supported by the Open Society Foundation.

Nelson Mandela Is Dying

With untrue tweets and status updating one of Africa's greatest leaders death, it is only a wait away as Nelson Mandela's life journey here on earth is to move on to the next journey. Writer Sandip Roy writes about his life, death, family and letting go.

David Madrid Discusses Solutions to San Jose Violence on NBC's "Comunidad Del Valle"

Block to Block Radio host and longtime youth program developer David Madrid dives into the issues, challenges, and possible solutions to San Jose violence. He is joined by Robert Rios and show host Damian Trujillo.

Sonido Clash gets its IndepenDance on with Los Rakas, M-Ten, Philthy Dronez.

July 5th, 2013 - Pagoda Lounge inside the Fairmont Hotel in San José, CA - Los Rakas (Oakland/Panama) celebrated for Fourth of July Weekend with Sonido Clash & Universal Grammar with local rapper M-Ten and resident DJ Philthy Dronez.

Still I Ride - Photos by Kymeira Stewart

14 year old Kymeira Stewart journeys for 2 hours to get from home in South San Jose to school in Downtown San Jose. This is her journey from daybreak to sundown.

Oakland Natives Welcome Auckland Natives To Their Homeland

It was a packed house earlier this week at the Intertribal Friendship House when Maori group, Te Whaka Huia made their way from Auckland, New Zealand to Oakland, Bay Area and were greeted with a ceremonial welcoming from the Ohlone Bay Area Natives.

Zimmerman Verdict Exposes Systemic Racism in Jury Selection

Former public defender Aram James has seen the inner-workings of the courtroom for decades, and has long accused the system being inherently flawed. The ZImmerman verdict, he writes, is emblematic of systemic issues such as racial bias in jury selection that must be addressed if justice is ever to be achieved for black life like Trayvon Martin.

Live Printing at 25th Anniversary Music in the Park!

Bring something to print on. SV De-Bug will have a booth at MITP where we will be screen printing live!
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