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Category: San Jose//South Bay

"You Should Buy Both" -- A Mexican Mother's Words to Her American Daughter

As part of a multimedia series called "Arriving and Becoming: The Silicon Valley Story as Told by Immigrant Elders", Stephanie Flores tells the story of struggle and happiness of her mother through a powerful photo essay and a moment of shopping.

Soy Cesar Chavez!

Block2Block radio host David Madrid along with wife Lupe pay respect to civil rights activist and union organizer Cesar Chavez, with heart felt commentary recognizing not just the man but the movement behind him. Through personal family accounts David reflects on the hardships of the field workers of the past and what does it mean to be a Chicano today. This audio is dedicated to the Soria familia and to all those who have lived through the struggle. (Complete radio show segment)

We Speak Baylingual Music Profile: Hennessy the Boxer, Lawyer, and Hip Hop artist

Hennessy is an artist from the Bay Area, who's music is filled with chill jazz sampled Roots sounding Hip Hop. Who has a smooth style that is mellow and catches the ear with lyrics of life lessons, alongside the love of music, and friends.

The Most Underrated Great Sport of Handball

One might think of handball as a easy game, a ball hitting a wall off the palm of your hand. Seems very simple. In actuality it can be more complicated then that. San Jose State handball player Daniel Guzman competed in the National Collegiate Handball Tournament and tells the journey of the most underrated sport of handball.

In the Public’s Defense

Andy Gutierrez grew up in Eastside San Jose, facing the many challenges of poverty -- including being homeless at one point. He now is a Santa Clara County Deputy Public Defender representing indigent defendants.

"Everyone Should Be Eating" -- San Jose Hip Hop Community Comes Together to Build the Movement

Artists, producers, and other contributors to the San Jose hip hop scene gathered to discuss their future as a movement.

We Speak Baylingual: It Ain’t E-Z- Interview with Bay Area Rapper “DLabrie”

Block2Block radio host David Madrid talks with RonDaVoux Records recording artist “DLabrie” about his latest track release and school house tour of “It Ain’t E-Z” featuring San Quinn. It's more then just about beats and rhymes, It's about giving back and peace of mind.

The Aztec of The City

Block2Block radio host David Madrid talks with Chicano comic book creator Fernando Rodriguez about his latest release of “Aztec of The City” one of America’s first and only Chicano/Latino super heroes, originating out of San Jose.

The Corazon Project: The Heart of East San Jose

Block2Block radio host David Madrid talks with East Side Heroes founder Enrique Flores and South Bay Film maker Daniel Osorio about the “Corazon Project” an effort to engage East San Jose youth in mural projects, mentoring and bringing peace to the Overfelt neighborhood.

When A Homie Dies, All You Can Do Is Write

A birthday letter for Young Ghost who was not only "The Beast from The East", but you could tell by the way people talk about him that their will never be another one like him. On this day he would of turned 21 years old. Daniel aka Ookie writes a letter wishing him a happy birthday.
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