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LB Screens Brown Babies

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Dianne Anderson

Born in a place and time that hated anyone not of pure blood white under the Hitler regime, German and African American babies were abandoned by everyone, both overseas and at home.

Brown Babies: The Mischlingskinder Story, an award winning film, screens at several locations in the coming weeks

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Aviles Law Resolution Brings Statewide Awareness

 

ACR 32 (Lowenthal) was sponsored by the City of Long Beach after the full City Council approved an item brought forth by Councilmember Dee Andrews, Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember James Johnson and Councilmember Steven Neal on December 14, 2010 to bring awareness to the dangers of illegal garage conversions.

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LB 100 Black Men of Long Beach

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Dianne Anderson

A senior in high school, two years ago 17-year-old Oseghale Ituah had been to a few small parties in his day, but his friend's birthday party would be his first big one.

His grades were great, and he begged his mom to go, and she approved.

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LB AACC Elects New Chair

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Dianne Anderson

Over the past few months, the city of Long Beach finished out a series of community specific focus groups to tweak its understanding of the cause and prevention for just about every kind of violence under the sun -- gangs, hate crimes, bullying on campus, human sex trafficking, family and domestic violence, and child abuse.

Now, to put all that information into action.

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LB Andy Street, Good Community Programming

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Dianne Anderson

Think successful neighborhood revitalization in Long Beach, and the first thing that comes to mind is Andy Street.

Dodging bullets there is now a thing of the past.

LaVerne Duncan, the woman behind it all, admits that it was a far cry from a quick fix. For 13 years, she and many

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Precinct Reporter News

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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