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Black Farmers Finally Collect in $1.2 Billion

By Freddie Allen

NNPA Washington Correspondent

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For decades, Black farmers fought the United States Department of Agriculture over racial discrimination. The farmers, mostly in the south, lost crops, their farms and their homes. Some farmers grew old and died waiting for the slow hands of justice to turn in their

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SB Debt Crisis and Solution

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Dianne Anderson

San Bernardino is trying to hit the reset button after bankruptcy.

Next month, Mayor Pat Morris leaves behind a document detailing ways of tackling economically mangled problems with a ten year recovery plan to get out of the hole, erase debt and rebuild a financial foundation.

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SB Girl Scouting, Addressing Diversity

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Dianne Anderson

Dr. Margaret Hill has spent a lifetime around hard work, striving for diversity and equality in education for kids.

At a recent luncheon, she talked about something that she missed out on during her childhood. If the opportunity had been right, or if she had time left over during her busy day, she might have been open to it.

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RIV Dr. Jason Tomlin, Local Unsung Heroes Honored

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Dianne Anderson

 

Over the years, Dr. Jason Tomlin has taken care of numerous patients across the Inland Empire, provided top of the line health care in his area of expertise, and saved many lives in the process.

 

Next Saturday, he will receive his first-ever community service award as one of several local

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COLLEGE DISTRICT AWARDED $2.6 MILLION

Work-CrewsProven program gets parolees back to work

The San Bernardino Community College District, through the Professional Development Center, an arm of the Economic Development and Corporate Training (EDCT) Division has received from the California State Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) a three year, $2.6 million dollar contract to coordinate workforce activities in collaboration

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High Desert Prepares to Honor Singing Cowboy

herb-jeffries-cmmteBy Eliz Dowdy

He has been called, “The Bronze Buckaroo,” “the first of the singing cowboys,” and the “last surviving member of that era.”  No matter what genre Herb Jeffries aka Herbert Jeffrey is remembered for, the Bronze Buckaroo will celebrate his centennial birthday in the Town of Apple Valley where he spent time in the late thirties, forties and into the fifties. 

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UCI Medal event honors recipients, helps students

Event proceeds will provide scholarships and fellowships An annual UC Irvine gala celebrating recipients of the UCI Medal raised more than $1 million, whi...
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Government Shutdown Harder on Black Workers

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although the shutdown of the federal government that began  Tuesday is affecting all A...
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OC, Sister Talk, Closing Black Gaps on Campus

by Dianne Anderson Sister Talk, one of the strongest African American groups on Orange County campuses, represents more than just an upcoming tea for mom...
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Black Media Slighted as Spending Power Exceeds $1Trillion

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although annual Black spending is projected to rise from its current $1 trillion to $1.3 tr...
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