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4:42pm

Wed February 22, 2012
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Finding My Syrian-American Identity

Originally published on Fri February 24, 2012 4:06 pm

by Hajar Abdul-Rahim

My father always said, "You don't understand the price of freedom." But I do know I understand the price of being robbed of my right to grow up around grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. I know the price of growing up nation-less. The price of having no national identity. The cost of not knowing who I am or where I am from.

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3:00pm

Thu February 16, 2012
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Keeping Dead Animals to Study the Web of Life

Photo courtesy of http://mvz.berkeley.edu/Undergrad/

By Bianca Brooks

“Crack!” “Crunch!” “Snap!”

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3:50pm

Wed February 15, 2012
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What 287(g) is, and why the feds prefer Secure Communities

Photo courtesy of http://www.ice.gov/secure_communities/

By Leslie Bernstein Rojas

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3:19pm

Tue February 14, 2012
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A look at love through the eyes of teenagers

Photo courtesy of http://www.flickr.com/photos/doug88888/4597412009/sizes/m/in/photostream/

Valentine’s Day is a day that holds a lot of meaning for some people – and very little for others. Whether or not you celebrate Valentine’s Day, thinking about love is something we all do, often from the time we’re very young. Youth Radio’s Denise Tejada took some time out to ask the interns at her office what they think about love. Here are the voices of Sayre Quevedo, Kayla Ritchey, Eyama Harris, Rayana Godfrey, Madeleine Roberts, and Evan Y.T. Childress, all participants of Youth Radio in Oakland.

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3:00pm

Mon February 13, 2012
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DREAMers Embark On 3,000 Mile Walk From S.F. To D.C.

Nico Gonzalez is one of four undocumented young people walking across the country to raise awareness of the D.R.E.A.M. Act.
Photo courtesy of http://thedreamwalk.org/walkers-2/nico-gonzalez/

The Campaign for an American Dream (CAD) is starting to make some buzz on the West Coast, as four young undocumented residents prepare to walk from San Francisco to Washington D.C., in an attempt to raise awareness along the way about the DREAM Act and Immigration rights.

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