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700 basketball blowouts: Does high school hoops need a mercy rule?

Heritage Christian girls basketball coach Joe Packard remembers apologizing to opposing coaches for his team not being competitive.

The Twin Peaks girls basketball team chose to forfeit against Liberty Common this season after losing 57-3 to the Eagles last season. 1,409 more words



On a daily basis I come across women bashing one another especially on social media. There seems to be a stance in our society that by uplifting another woman and celebrating her achievements and successes then you are in a way saying that she is better than you. 1,286 more words

Medicare and a Memory With Dolores Huerta

Today, I had the opportunity to speak at a Medicare Rally in Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland to honor the 50th birthday of Medicare. I know many of you could not be there, so I wanted to share my speech with you below. 510 more words


Chicano Papers: A Dynamic Chapter in Underground Press History

In a previous entry, I reproduced the talk that I presented in May at Left Forum 2015. In that talk, I gave a general update on the underground press digital project. 1,091 more words

National Portrait Gallery To Feature Activist Dolores Huerta

WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is visiting the National Portrait Gallery to help open a new exhibition about her life and work. 98 more words


14 Protesters Cited For Blocking Street Next To Capitol

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story reported protesters were gathering about affordable health care.

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Police say 14 protesters have been cited after blocking a road near the State Capitol early Wednesday morning. 83 more words


Quotable Women ~ May 22nd

My mother never made me do anything for my brothers, like serve them. I think that’s an important lesson, especially for the Latino culture, because the women are expected to be the ones that serve and cook and whatever.

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