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    By Dianne Anderson Drums, the ancient African sound that doubles as a language, continues to serve as an entertaining wake up call to the keepers of tradition. In historic times, John Beatty said the African drums heralded festive occasions and reasons that the ancestors held certain rhythms for certain seasons. There were special sounds for ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black History Month events are winding down this last week of the month, but the fun is just getting started at the Akoma Unity Center in San Bernardino. On Friday, February 23,  the center hosts its quarterly Soul Food community dinner, which is always savory and always free. Students of the program, ...