Building Mozzified, Muslim Pop Culture

Mozzified, Muslim Pop Culture is an online publication that both aggregates and creates original content for Muslim youth. It provides a safe, fun space for young Muslims to produce and consume pop culture, while simultaneously allowing them to synthesize their identities. The site is designed to broaden Muslim discourse and provide a space for non-traditional…

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BAMBA

Documentary: BAMBABy Yirmeyah Beckles & Julia Marshall Produced at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of JournalismIn Africa albinos‰ÛÓwho lack pigment in their skin, eyes, and hair‰ÛÓare being targeted for their limbs. There’s a belief system which holds that owning an albino body part or piece of hair will bring wealth and good luck. BAMBA, a documentary…

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This Is Your Country

Eddy Zheng emigrated to the U.S. from China with his family in early 1980s. His parents bear the hope of providing a better education for the kids. Four years later, he committed armed robbery and was sent to San Quentin. He was only 16. Now he works with troubled youth in the Chinatown area of…

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Silenced

Police abuses and intimidation, governmental pressure to censor their work, and attacks by organized crime syndicates are among the challenges that Mexican journalists face when they try to expose corruption and violence. In just the first two months of 2016, four journalists were assassinated. According to a report by press advocacy organization, Article 19, a…

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1882 project

Bill Warrior is asking the Congress to apologize for a woman who committed suicide while being detained in the immigration station in the 1940s. At the same time, the Chinese American community is asking for an apology for the Chinese Exclusion Act, which got the woman detained in the first place.

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Multimedia Bootcamp Project

Dominick Scala found the inspiration for his new cafe-workspace hybrid in his own experience as a freelance writer, camping out for hours at a time in cafes with sub-par food, expensive coffee, and a dearth of electrical outlets. He decided to start a cafe specifically aimed at professionals who work part- or full-time from home,…

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