Tag: Martin Luther King Jr.

San Bernardino protesters march against racism during heat wave

By Jennipher Vasquez Public Attorneys United for Justice, an organized group of public defenders in San Bernardino, rallied their community to protest racism Sept. 6. Locals gathered in triple digit heat at the San Bernardino Justice Hall to discuss the injustices caused by racism in the U.S. and the ways people can advocate for change. 

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Members of the Riverside community show solidarity at vigil for victims of racial violence

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.

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RCC holds Cesar Chavez Day Celebration

For Juliana Garcia, a Riverside City College student, the Cesar Chavez Day celebration hit home.

“My great grandpa stood by Cesar’s side when they were walking. It’s important to be grateful of where our produce comes from,” Garcia said.

Bernie Sanders speaks to potential voters in Riverside

A line stretched several blocks around the Riverside Municipal Auditorium filled with Bernie Sanders supporters and undecided voters in efforts to have the chance to see the Democratic presidential hopeful speak May 24.

ASRCC Senate holds open forum to inform students about open Student Trustee position

Posted: March 12, 2015 | Updated: March 25, 2015 Written by Stephanie Llamas Associated Students of Riverside City College elections are closely approaching as the eagerness builds for who will become the new student trustee after the resignation of April Galvan. An ASRCC open forum took place on the steps of the Martin Luther King

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Difficulty with accessibility

  In society it seems that the person who has the loudest voice gets the most attention. Historically, movements have been led and changes implemented by the protests and shouts of the dejected. We can picture emotional speeches, such as Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream,” or impacting protests, such as “Tank Man” in Tiananmen Square on

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