M. Smith

M. Smith You may see Multimedia reporter M. Smith taking a stroll around the community of Long Beach but what may look like a trip to the corner store or local barber, M never stops looking for a new compelling story. Smith mostly publishes as a video journalist, but also writes, photographs, as well. M strives to get the best camera shots and offer readers and viewers a full experience by submitting a package deal of photos, a story, and a video to complement each article. Smith wears many hats including producing the Wavegang podcast as a team manager.

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LONG BEACH YOUTH PODCAST: Where are you from?

Apr. 30, 2018 / By , , and
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You'll be surprised to hear from how far and wide our Youth Reporters come! Hosted by Lead Podcast Producer M. Smith and featuring special guests.

Long Beach People’s State of the City 2018

Mar. 8, 2018 / By and
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Activists highlighted the need for hotel workers protections, cleaner air quality, immigration policy and affordable housing, to mention a few.

PREVIEW: Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

Feb. 20, 2018 / By
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The People's State of the City, which annually gathers a multitude of activist coalitions, is coming at a critical moment for Long Beach's diverse communities.

PODCAST: American Indians’ Complex History with Thanksgiving

Nov. 20, 2017 / By and
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Gratitude is deep-seated in indigenous culture and a tragic history of events hasn’t changed that. “We can try to make thanksgiving everyday,” says American Indian Studies professor Deborah Sanchez.

PODCAST: Halloween Spooktacular 2017

Nov. 2, 2017 / By , , and
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Listen to some youth's spooky stories... if you dare! They also discuss Halloween Traditions, the over-commercialization of Dia De Los Muertos, and The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror.

Nurses Want Industry Reforms to Enhance Life-Saving Treatment

May. 25, 2017 / By and
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Understaffed, these dialysis nurses say they are pressured to rush through life-saving treatments and work excessive hours.

Here’s What’s at Stake for LGBT Youth if Obamacare is Scrapped

May. 3, 2017 / By and
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Facing stigma, homelessness, and living off "survival crimes" such as sex work, many LGBT youth may lose critical services if Obamacare is repealed.

Happy New Year 1397! — Long Beach Celebrates Persian-Iranian ‘NoRooz’

Mar. 29, 2017 / By
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Mark your calendar for the year 1397! NoRooz is the New Year for the Persian and Iranian communities worldwide.

Immigration Destination: The Road to Sanctuary City

Mar. 13, 2017 / By
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Our first mini-documentary follows a group of Long Beach immigrant youth and their journey to make their city, along with all of California, a sanctuary zone that keeps their families together.

Hillary Clinton Rallies at Long Beach City College: Highlights

Jun. 9, 2016 / By and
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Just before California's presidential primary, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a rally at Long Beach City College. Here are a few highlights.

Residents Remember Noel Aguilar, Killed by Sheriff’s Deputy Two Years Ago

May. 27, 2016 / By
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About 40 people gathered in North Long Beach yesterday to commemorate the 2 year anniversary of 23-year-old Noel Enrique Aguilar's fatal death by gunfire from a Los Angeles sheriff's deputy.

Long Beach Millennials on Why They Vote — And Why They Don’t

Apr. 7, 2016 / By
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With a local election Tuesday and a heated presidential race this year, will Long Beach youth turn up and turn out?