Taryn Williams went from Long Beach honors student to robbing a store with a pocket knife. But her life changed in prison, and she wants to make sure others get the opportunities she did.
McIntosh was a cellmate with a man who started Unite the People to help provide aid to people who were unjustly sentenced. With the help of the nonprofit and a documentary made about McIntosh’s life called Q-Ball, Allen McIntosh will be released from prison on Monday, June 27.
On today’s podcast, we will sit down with Dirty Prospector Whiskey co-founder Markus Biegel and hear about the lessons he learned from failed businesses and doubt.
Why is it so hard to get most voters engaged in local elections that affect them so much? On this week’s “The Word” Long Beach Post political reporter Jason Ruiz sits down with Jackie Rae to discuss.
What’s it’s like to be a student in the age of school shooters? These Long Beach high schoolers say they felt compelled to demand change.
What can we do with the fears and concerns that are regularly reinforced by events like the murder of George Floyd or the killing of Black shoppers at a supermarket?
A sweeping unionization drive at Starbucks is changing the way young people look at the labor movement, according to organizers who led stores in Long Beach and Lakewood to join the cause.
Rev. William Moses Summerville says, in a time when politicians are clamoring for the Black vote, he sees most offering nothing more than lip service.
On this episode of “The Word,” CSULB professor Jason Whitehead, who specializes in Supreme Court matters, helps sort out what a post-Roe v. Wade world means for California and Long Beach.
During the pandemic, Marcos Cervantes, a 31-year-old man with autism, began inviting the world in to see parts of his life.