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    How African Drumming Is Helping Petty Youth Offenders In Long Beach

    Feb 11, 2016

    Cindy Maldonado

    The program is a resource for first time offenders with minor offenses such as petty theft, fighting at school, or being in possession of drugs or alcohol. - See more at: http://voicewaves.org/#sthash.Pz2a52Bd.dpuf
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    How African Drumming Is Helping Petty Youth Offenders In Long Beach

    Feb 11, 2016

    Cindy Maldonado

    The program is a resource for first time offenders with minor offenses such as petty theft, fighting at school, or being in possession of drugs or alcohol. - See more at: http://voicewaves.org/#sthash.Pz2a52Bd.dpuf
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    To the Man Who Sold the World

    Jan 20, 2016

    Jarrett Ramones

    British rock legend David Bowie died this past week, leaving a lasting legacy that touched millions around the globe, including right here in Fresno. In this letter to the late musician, actor and fashion icon, The kNOw youth reporter Jarrett Ramones shares how Bowie’s music provided the soundtrack to a life measured by the “distance between ren...
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    To the Man Who Sold the World

    Jan 20, 2016

    Jarrett Ramones

    British rock legend David Bowie died this past week, leaving a lasting legacy that touched millions around the globe, including right here in Fresno. In this letter to the late musician, actor and fashion icon, The kNOw youth reporter Jarrett Ramones shares how Bowie’s music provided the soundtrack to a life measured by the “distance between ren...
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    Voicewaves: The Year in Hip Hop

    Jan 08, 2016

    Rudy Cardozo-Peraza

    Hip-hop has also never been so diverse with themes ranging from introspection, grief, depression, social commentary, and Kendrick Lamar’s efforts stood out the most. From best album, video to song, read Rudy's 2015 best-of awards here.
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    Voicewaves: The Year in Hip Hop

    Jan 08, 2016

    Rudy Cardozo-Peraza

    Hip-hop has also never been so diverse with themes ranging from introspection, grief, depression, social commentary, and Kendrick Lamar’s efforts stood out the most. From best album, video to song, read Rudy's 2015 best-of awards here.
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    Why I Loved Every Minute Of “Straight Outta Compton”

    Sep 14, 2015

    Cardoso-Peraza

    N.W.A., one of the most influential rap groups of all time, truly pushed the boundaries of what can be said on the mic. The film shows us why the group left a lasting legacy that still resonates with today’s hip-hop world and society as a whole.
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    Why I Loved Every Minute Of “Straight Outta Compton”

    Sep 14, 2015

    Cardoso-Peraza

    N.W.A., one of the most influential rap groups of all time, truly pushed the boundaries of what can be said on the mic. The film shows us why the group left a lasting legacy that still resonates with today’s hip-hop world and society as a whole.
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    She is back...

    Jul 06, 2015

    Jessica Salgado

    While a storm of controversy seems to follow hip-hop artist Azealia Banks, no one seems to have qualms about her talent. After the release of her EP “1991,” in 2012, Banks is back with a long awaited album, “Broke With Expensive Taste.” With a new album comes a new tour.
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    She is back...

    Jul 06, 2015

    Jessica Salgado

    While a storm of controversy seems to follow hip-hop artist Azealia Banks, no one seems to have qualms about her talent. After the release of her EP “1991,” in 2012, Banks is back with a long awaited album, “Broke With Expensive Taste.” With a new album comes a new tour.
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    The Know Youth Media Radio Show

    Jun 12, 2015

    Reporters from The Know Fresno

    The kNOw Youth Media is pleased to announce our new 10-week youth radio program on KBIF 900 AM! Please join us every Thursday night from 6 PM- 7 PM starting on June 18th.
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    The Know Youth Media Radio Show

    Jun 12, 2015

    Reporters from The Know Fresno

    The kNOw Youth Media is pleased to announce our new 10-week youth radio program on KBIF 900 AM! Please join us every Thursday night from 6 PM- 7 PM starting on June 18th.
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    How Local Queers Are Making Space For Themselves In Hip-Hop

    May 26, 2015

    Mariah Smith

    On April 29, Cal State Long beach showcased Queer Hip-Hop Uncensored– an introduction to California-based queer emcees– just in time for the biggest gay event of the city, Long Beach Pride.
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    How Local Queers Are Making Space For Themselves In Hip-Hop

    May 26, 2015

    Mariah Smith

    On April 29, Cal State Long beach showcased Queer Hip-Hop Uncensored– an introduction to California-based queer emcees– just in time for the biggest gay event of the city, Long Beach Pride.
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    Son Jarocho Takes Root in East Valley

    Jan 26, 2015

    Johnny Flores

    Brightly colored papel picados are strung around the courtyard at the Rancho La Boquilla in Thermal, Calif. It’s late December, and Arnulfo Rodriguez and his daughters are busy hanging the paper streams, roasting heaps of lamb and beef, and readying the dance floor for the massive party later that night.
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    Son Jarocho Takes Root in East Valley

    Jan 26, 2015

    Johnny Flores

    Brightly colored papel picados are strung around the courtyard at the Rancho La Boquilla in Thermal, Calif. It’s late December, and Arnulfo Rodriguez and his daughters are busy hanging the paper streams, roasting heaps of lamb and beef, and readying the dance floor for the massive party later that night.
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    Q&A: Richmond Gospel Legend Dorothy Morrison on Music, Faith and Home

    Feb 01, 2014

    Malcolm Marshall

    Singer and Richmond resident Dorothy Combs Morrison Henry found fame as the lead vocalist on the 1968 hit song, “Oh Happy Day,” by the Edwin Hawkins Singers. The song went on to become a gospel standard and has been re-recorded by many artists. The Richmond Pulse spoke with Henry about her life in music, the role of faith, and her love for Richm...
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    Q&A: Richmond Gospel Legend Dorothy Morrison on Music, Faith and Home

    Feb 01, 2014

    Malcolm Marshall

    Singer and Richmond resident Dorothy Combs Morrison Henry found fame as the lead vocalist on the 1968 hit song, “Oh Happy Day,” by the Edwin Hawkins Singers. The song went on to become a gospel standard and has been re-recorded by many artists. The Richmond Pulse spoke with Henry about her life in music, the role of faith, and her love for Richm...
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    Musicians Struggle With Venue Shortage

    Jan 11, 2014

    Oscar Bautista

    If you live in a big city, like Los Angeles, you could easily become spoiled from the abundance of entertainment that is available to you. One minute you could be hopping the bars in downtown, then within minutes become immediately surrounded by the noise and dancing of a Hollywood nightclub. Having too many choices almost becomes a problem.
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    Musicians Struggle With Venue Shortage

    Jan 11, 2014

    Oscar Bautista

    If you live in a big city, like Los Angeles, you could easily become spoiled from the abundance of entertainment that is available to you. One minute you could be hopping the bars in downtown, then within minutes become immediately surrounded by the noise and dancing of a Hollywood nightclub. Having too many choices almost becomes a problem.
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    Deported Breakdancer Finds Purpose Serving Youth in Cambodia

    Oct 04, 2013

    Ben Novotny

    Growing up in Long Beach, Tuy Sobil became enamored with breakdancing, eventually joining a dance crew and adopting the nickname “KK.” But after Sobil was deported to Cambodia for armed robbery at the age of 26, Sobil found himself alone in a country where he barely knew the language and where the only expert on breakdancing was him.
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    Deported Breakdancer Finds Purpose Serving Youth in Cambodia

    Oct 04, 2013

    Ben Novotny

    Growing up in Long Beach, Tuy Sobil became enamored with breakdancing, eventually joining a dance crew and adopting the nickname “KK.” But after Sobil was deported to Cambodia for armed robbery at the age of 26, Sobil found himself alone in a country where he barely knew the language and where the only expert on breakdancing was him.
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