Essential but Disposable: How California Farmworkers Battle Covid-19

By Jenny Manrique In addition to high-risk exposure to Covid-19, farmworkers in California have borne the brunt of setbacks caused by the pandemic: loss of income and employment, sudden...

Tulare County During the Pandemic –The Hard Price of Poverty

A photo essay by David Bacon Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged last week that the coronavirus crisis is expanding far faster among eight rural counties in California’s Central Valley than...

Finding Good in Horrible

By Ruth Gadebusch In a way that we never foresaw, this nation has been shaken to its bones—to its graveyards—with the convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the killing...

Black Lives Matter and the City of Fresno Work Together with A Proclamation and...

By Peter Maiden Over four hundred people came out to downtown Fresno June 18 to paint “Black Lives Matter” in twenty foot tall letters on P Street where it...

Cultural Appropriation at Fresno Hmong New Year Woke Up a Sleeping Khmer Golden Dragon

By Vanna Nauk While dragons have different historical and cultural characteristics—mostly in appearance—these characteristics impel societies to either revere or fear them for different reasons. Despite the fearsome mystiques...

Talking Points: The Desperate Fantasy of “White Culture”

By Joel D. Eis (Editor’s note: The following is the first in a series on talking points to strengthen the information base of those who seek to make others...

Non-White Children Still Being Separated from Their Parents

By Leni Villagomez Reeves Why is the Trump administration continuing to separate non-White children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border? 1) It is profitable.

Floyd Harris III: Southwest Fresno Student, Activist and Cheerleading Champion

By Hannah Brandt While most four-year-olds are preoccupied identifying barnyard animals, learning the alphabet and playing patty-cake, Floyd Harris III accompanied his father, Rev. Dr. Floyd Harris, Jr., as...

Why We Can’t Wait: Being Black in the Cannabis Industry

By Cesar Casamayor and Gidai Maaza There is unfinished business when it comes to cannabis legalization—the trauma-filled legacy of the War on Drugs within the Black community, especially on...

American Indian Health Project

By Serena Cuevas The Fresno American Indian Health Project (FAIHP), a nonprofit agency, is a culturally sensitive health access and advocacy program for American Indians and Alaska Natives....

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