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.

Posts by M. Smith:

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?

El Niño Hits Long Beach Homeless Community

Feb. 2, 2016 / By and
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As the storm makes it way through SoCal, it's the people who sleep outside who are suffering the most. We spoke directly to local homeless folks to hear how they were faring.

Long Beach Fashion Show Celebrates Black Diversity

Dec. 21, 2015 / By
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The S.H.A.D.E.S. Fashion Affair at Long Beach City College held an evening of interactive education of black culture and fashion from from all over the world.

Residents Speak Up Against Long Beach Police Tactics

Jun. 16, 2015 / By

Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna addressed the families of those who were killed by police at a town hall meeting on June 11.

Celebrating Bike Culture in Long Beach

Jun. 12, 2015 / By
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Cycling enthusiasts from all over the city got to participate in Bike Fest 2015, a daty of music, education and more.

How Local Queers Are Making Space For Themselves In Hip-Hop

May. 26, 2015 / By
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CSULB showcased Queer Hip-Hop Uncensored-- an introduction to California-based queer emcees-- just in time for Long Beach Pride.

7 Must-See Long Beach Murals In 2015

Jan. 14, 2015 / By , and
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From history to avant-garde, the Long Beach mural scene has it all. VoiceWaves youth reporters picked out a small list of murals around town that they thought deserved some special attention.

Music Review: Three International Artists To Watch in Long Beach

Oct. 24, 2014 / By
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In Long Beach, I can travel across the globe without ever having to leave my city. But above all of my Long Beach cultural lessons, what I hold close is the music. These three international musicians are my top picks for fresh and creative local music.