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    By Dianne Anderson Inspiration didn’t take long to manifest into a Black History tradition spanning decades in Fontana. It just needed the meaning of a leader, a parade, and the desire to uplift the community. Ellen Turner thinks back to one of the most memorable experiences that moved her mom to start the city’s Black ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A whirlwind of Black History Month festivities will wrap up next week with one last breakout of acclaimed films and speakers to help elevate social consciousness in the area. Blockbuster films are sparking marvelous conversations at Valley College, while an upcoming Black Excellence Educational Event, now in its second year, is creating ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Break out in a cold sweat? Want to slap someone for no good reason? You’re not alone. Different people respond to the thought of public speaking in different ways, with fear of public speaking right up there with fear of a tax audit. “That is absolutely correct, that is how some people ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – NAACP – was founded 110 years ago after a deadly race riot rocked the city of Springfield, Illinois. “Because of the riots in Springfield, that brought about serious conversations and meetings about starting an organization, a national organization, that ...
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    By Dianne Anderson How to get more Blacks back to fields of agriculture hasn’t been the easiest of tasks for Sharon Nance. When she first started recruiting high school students to consider good paying farm careers, she hardly received a warm welcome. “Students would walk past my table and make cow and pig sounds. I ...
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    San Bernardino Valley College faculty and staff are energized awaiting distinguished scholar Dr. Maulana Karenga, the activist who spurred a global philosophy on how to rise above the struggle. On Wednesday, February 27,  Black History Month special guest lecturer Dr. Karenga will present his “Message and Mission in Black History: Forging a Future and World ...
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    Twenty-one African American artists featured in show recognizing Black History Month The San Bernardino County Museum, in partnership with the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce, Inland Cities, East, presents an exhibit featuring the fine art works of prominent African American artists from throughout Southern California to recognize Black History Month. “Images of Black Culture, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A few things pushed Greedley Harris toward a field in counseling, namely a close call as a freshman in high school. As an honor roll middle school student, Harris took all the right classes he needed for advanced placement, but his counselor — for whatever reason — tracked him into the lowest ...
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    The San Bernardino Public Library will be hosting a film festival in celebration of Black History Month in February.  These screenings will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium at the Feldheym Central Library, located at 555 W. 6th Street. The series includes films that cover a wide range of ...
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    In honor of Black History Month, the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce, Inland Cities East will host its annual Black History Awards Luncheon and Fundraiser. Themed “This Woman’s Work,” the luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The luncheon will be held in the historic Rezek Pavilion Centre located at ...