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It Begins Like This – Birthing While Black Part 1

The disproportionate rate at which Black birthing people die as a result of pregnancy-related causes in the U.S. is no secret. While California may have a lower rate of pregnancy-related deaths, California is not exempt from the problem. Black birthing people in the state still experience a higher rate of death than any other race,…

The Daniel Dexter Story – Part 1

The Daniel Dexter story is one that is all too familiar to members of Black communities everywhere. On the sunny afternoon of June 1, 2022, 22-year-old Daniel Dexter and his brother, Daelyn, were struck by bullets from a passing car as they played basketball at a neighborhood park in the city of Rialto. Their family…

Starting Over: The Right to Parent Our Children Part 4 of 4

The Right to Parent Our Children Starting Over: Part 4 of 4 by Breanna Reeves In 2011, Bobbie Butts lost custody of her children after receiving an indictment for arrest and placed in custody. “I didn’t think I could ever get them back. So, I just wanted to do everything I could to get them…

Starting Over

Reentering your community and rebuilding life after paying one’s debt to society is often riddled with unexpected obstacles and impeded by limited access to support. In this series, you will follow the reentry journey of Michael Jurado, a formerly incarcerated individual, as he navigates the challenges faced by himself and others as they struggle to cleanse themselves of the stigma of incarceration and discover the community organizations working valiantly to fill gaps in support left open by state and local governments.

Thank You To Our Advertising Partners and Sponsors:

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our generous advertising partners. What an incredible privilege it is to be able to work with organizations like yours! Your support has been foundational in the growth and success of our organization, and we are truly grateful. Thank you for your commitment, guidance and generosity. We could not do this without you!

To find out how to become an Advertising Partner or Sponsor, please contact Christen Irving at christen@voicemediaventures.com.

We are pleased to announce the relaunch of our weekly radio broadcast in partnership with KVCR, where Black Voice News and IE Voice reporter and Report for America corps member, Breanna Reeves, discusses selected news stories important to the community with KVCR host Quinn Mays. The segment airs each Thursday morning at 6:45 a.m. and 8:45 a.m., and again each Thursday evenings at 5:45 p.m. on KVCR (91.9 FM). You can also access the broadcasts online at kvcr.org and on podcast sites like Spotify and others.

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