Garrett Morgan is one of the most influential inventors that you have never heard of. His creations have saved countless lives and have been an integral part of our everyday lives. On this episode of the Spotlight, reporter Kenway Collins retells the life of Garrett Morgan and describes why many call him “Black Edison.”
Director Simon McQuoid tests his might in Hollywood’s ongoing (losing) struggle to successfully translate video games to cinema. Does he succeed with his adaptation of this iconic fighting franchise? Tim Nacey is joined by fellow Viewpoints reporters Jonathan Ramirez and Tyrese Blue as well as multimedia editor Daniel Hernandez to find out! Before that, Tim
By Cheetara Piry Several dozens gathered in solidarity in downtown Riverside to denounce xenophobia and hate against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. The diverse crowd converged at the memorial for Dosan Anh Chang-Ho, a Korean independence activist, at the intersection of Main Street and University Avenue at midday March 27. Rep. Mark
By Erik Galicia The number of homeless people in Riverside County rose again this year as community members continue to wonder what immediate action would best help this population. The 2020 Point in Time count, an annual survey of homelessness conducted Jan. 29, found 2,884 homeless people in the county. This is a 3% increase
By Leo Cabral As protests against police brutality continue across the nation, hundreds gathered in solidarity at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial statue outside the Riverside County Administration Building. Many local prominent Black elected officials, civil rights leaders and union workers spoke at the vigil for victims of racial violence June 4.
Video Description: Thousands of demonstrators occupied the streets of Downtown Riverside for the Black Lives Matter protest in response to George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25. (Video by Daniel Hernandez | Viewpoints) Below is the flyer for the peaceful protest against police brutality June 1. The image was shared
Episode Description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez reports on the Mount Rubidoux fireworks show, the reopening of local Riverside spots, President Trump’s executive order against Twitter, the nationwide George Floyd protests and the retirement of Journalism Instructor Allan Lovelace. Tune in every Thursday at 6 pm for new episodes.