San Francisco's Black Exodus
As San Francisco's Black population continues to decrease, young leaders emerge to bolster the community and fight for housing.
DJ Zita: Where My Ladies At?
During the day, DJ Zita makes a makes a living as a high school English teacher. By night, she transforms herself into one of the Bay Area's most prolific DJs.
Organizing Against Police Brutality
In the aftermath of the Oscar Grant shooting, a local organizer explains how communities in Oakland and around the nation are working together to end police brutality.
Top Youth Activism Victories of 2008
In a year that saw war, violence, human rights abuses and environmental degradation, WireTap also found powerful examples of young people making a real difference.
Obama's Victory: Just the Beginning
Obama's message of unity and bipartisanship inspired millions of skeptics across party lines, but this is just the first step toward building democracy.
Hoop Dreams Deferred?
Should high school hoopsters skip college and graduate to the NBA? Two WireTap editors debate the issue one-on-one.
Roots For The Future
West Oakland, California's Black New World club forges a fresh artistic community in the shadows of a once-thriving district.
Filmmakers talk about how the once untold story of Bayard Rustin is making waves among a new generation of organizers.
Work for Change
Earn a living and make the world better. Sound impossible? Check out our recommendations for summer employment for socially conscious young folks.
As a student of color from a working class background in a liberal arts environment, Gina is just one of many women working to bridge two very different worlds.
Aloe Blacc: Shine Through
Representing a life-long lesson in balance, emcee Aloe Blacc delves into singing, proving he can take either world by storm.
Roots, Rock, Reggae
The Rootz Underground plants its seeds as one of Jamaica's best and underrated Reggae bands.
Soundtrack to the Movement
A look at how one of the nation's most innovative record labels is changing music and young people that make it.
Ise Lyfe Style
Music Review: One of the country's most talented young poets takes his message from the stage to the studio with the release of two new albums.