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San Diego migrant rights activist Hugo Castro is missing in Mexico after pleading for help in a Facebook Live video on Thursday. He’s one of the most high-profile U-S citizens to disappear in Mexico, where more than 10 thousand people are missing. KPBS Fronteras reporter Jean Guerrero has the story
San Diego activist Jeff Olson is facing up to 13 years in jail for chalking up anti-bank messages in front of three financial institutions in Southern California. Around the country, chalk is becoming the go to medium for expressing the First Amendment. So is this free speech or vandalism? Artist Alex Schaeffer helps us differentiate between the two. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
14-year-old Matthew Burdette committed suicide after classmates tormented him over an embarrassing video of him in the bathroom. His family is considering legal action against the school. Vinita Nair reports.
Victoria Pannell may only be 17 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her from leaving her mark on the world through activism and social justice. Pannell has been a vocal figure on a variety of issues ranging from stemming the K2 epidemic to calling for relief for victims of Hurricane Katrina. One issue, however, stands above the rest. At 13 years old, Victoria decided to dedicate her life to help end child sex trafficking. Since then, she’s appeared in public service announcements, raised awareness on social media, and was even invited to give a TedTalk in San Diego on the topic. MetroFocus’ Ilana Schwartz spoke to teen activist Victoria Pannell about what inspires her to use her voice to change the world around her, and how she’s encouraging her peers to do the same.
After earning her Masters in Psychology from San Diego State University, she began working as a research psychologist at the Naval Health Research Center. Over the next 25 years, Anne wrote over 130 scientific articles and presented at more than 90 conferences around the world. She worked on women's health issues, women in the military, domestic violence, alcohol abuse, stress-related disease, and the role of the military in society. Anne has written two books, Women and the World of Work and Women as New "Manpower." She served as associate editor for Psychological Reports and Armed Forces and Society and was asked to conduct sexual harassment prevention seminars. She led the workshop "Women and Political Participation" at AWID in Washington, D.C., at the Fourth World Conference on Women i...
The mother of the man who killed an activist begged the grieving family to forgive her son. ◂ San Diego's News Source - 10News, KGTV, delivers the latest breaking news, weather forecasts, video on demand and live video streaming straight to you, keeping you in touch anywhere, any time. It's the best way to keep informed and connected to your community wherever and whenever you want backed by the resources of 10News - San Diego, California. For more download the 10News mobile app: iPhone: http://bit.ly/iOS-kgtv Android: http://bit.ly/kgtv-android
English/Nat Human rights activist Harry Wu participated in the International Human Rights Day in San Diego, California on Wednesday. The Chinese dissident was introduced by a former Ugandan political prisoner. SOUNDBITE: (English) "The prominent dissident Jingsheng got a release. This is the victory of the human rights advocates' tireless fighting. And I think many of you endorsed the paper, endorsed the letter for a free Jingsheng. Finally, the Chinese government has backed up, they have to back up, they are weakening, but that Jingsheng got free does not mean that Chinese human records have improved. This is an old trick. They are all the time using people as hostages." SUPER CAPTION: Harry Wu, Chinese dissident SOUNDBITE: (English) "Does not matter your race, it does not ...
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Charged with 9 felonies for growing and providing legal patients with marijuana. MarijuanaDonna is fighting the charges and vows to never take a plea bargain. The arrests and raids began in Feb. 2008 and the case hasn't gone to trial when this video was made. Lanny Swerdlow asks the questions.
Dayo Gore, Ph.D., Scholar of 20th Century Black Women’s Radicalism UC San Diego & You (San Diego) Dayo F. Gore is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies and the Critical Gender Studies program. She is also founder and co-convener of the Black Studies Project@UCSD and a member of the Consortium for Black Studies in California multi-campus research grant funded by the UC’s office of the President. Dr. Gore earned a Ph.D. in History from New York University and has previously taught at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is one of a new generation of young scholars active in preserving and exploring the infrequently chronicled history of 20th-century black women’s radicalism, in the US and beyond. She is the author of Radicalism at the Crossroads: African Ame...
The daughter of South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu gave a presentation as part of San Diego Women's Week. ◂ San Diego's News Source - 10News, KGTV, delivers the latest breaking news, weather forecasts, video on demand and live video streaming straight to you, keeping you in touch anywhere, any time. It's the best way to keep informed and connected to your community wherever and whenever you want backed by the resources of 10News - San Diego, California. For more download the 10News mobile app: iPhone: http://bit.ly/iOS-kgtv Android: http://bit.ly/kgtv-android
EDWARD LAWSON Civil Rights Activist - ProPer Inc. On his own he took a civil rights case to the Supreme Court of the United States - and won.In California cops stopped citizens without probable cause or a reasonable suspicion and asked for I.D. Typically black, brown and young people. Edward Lawson as a pedestrian was stopped by cops and asked for I.D. more than 15 times in an 18 month period in San Diego County. He kept written notes about what happened and the cops that stopped him and brought one combined legal action first in California Courts and then in U.S. Federal Court. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in his favor. The San Diego Sheriff's Department then appealed the ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court In Kolender v. Lawson (461 U.S. 352, 1983) the U...
Seriously, this dude used washable chalk to protest a bank on a sidewalk and now faces a long time in jail as a result. Gotta love America.
Bob Lehman, a Marine veteran and activist for LGBT rights, says the attack of a gay man in Oak Park was likely sparked by the victim's shirt. (Sept. 6, 2016) ◂ San Diego's News Source - 10News, KGTV, delivers the latest breaking news, weather forecasts, video on demand and live video streaming straight to you, keeping you in touch anywhere, any time. It's the best way to keep informed and connected to your community wherever and whenever you want backed by the resources of 10News - San Diego, California. For more download the 10News mobile app: iPhone: http://bit.ly/iOS-kgtv Android: http://bit.ly/kgtv-android