PODCAST: Resistance in Sports and Media

Jun. 4, 2018 / By , , , and

We discuss protest in sports and social justice in mainstream music.

Topics: Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer, Colin Kneeling, Childish Gambino Symbolism, a brief mention of the black leaders who came before them.

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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.
Yesenia Pacheco

Yesenia Pacheco

Yesenia is a Polytechnic High School student who is also in the journalism club. She enjoys listening to Michael Jackson.
Michael Lozano

Michael Lozano

Michael is an editor and multimedia journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. For the past 6 years, his mentorship has provided youth opportunities to share their stories online, on NPR, KCET, the Long Beach Post, and other national websites. His articles have been syndicated and translated into multiple languages via New America Media and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher. He was recently a fellow with UCLA's Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies. Michael graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor.
Amber Galloway

Amber Galloway

Amber Galloway is a hardworking high school student from Compton, but resides in Los Angeles. She plans to major in Education. She likes to creatively express herself in any fashion. She loves helping people and sees Journalism as way to do that. When she is not doing school work or extracurricular activities, she enjoys gardening fruits and vegetables, reading, and drawing.