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    By Dianne Anderson If CSUSB had supported and recruited Black students from 1985 until now at the same level as Asian and Hispanics, the Westside Action Group say the numbers would look great. Instead, the group contends that Black student recruitment on campus have not kept pace with other groups, and are now less than ...
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    by Dianne Anderson Attempts at equal education access have become a battlefield for community activists who plan to take their fight for Black students and employees to the next level in the inland empire. Members of the Westside Action Group (WAG) say they have tried to get the California State University system to address the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Conversations broke wide open since the Black revolution was televised, spurring change and raising the debate a few notches on something that has resonated worldwide – police brutality. “In Germany, Thailand, Rome, Vietnam, they are chanting Black Lives Matter in the streets. It’s pretty remarkable,” said Dr. Mary Texeira, a professor of ...
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    As part of the Cal State San Bernardino Alumni Professor for a Day program, theater arts alumnus Danny Bilson ’78 talked to a group of theater arts majors via Zoom about his successes in the film industry and his contribution to the movie “Da 5 Bloods,” which premiered on Netflix this week. Bilson, who is a professor and chair ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local student Narishia Laye hasn’t had a lot of extra time on her hands since the pandemic started, even as many of her peers became unemployed. As an essential worker, her hours increased through the crisis, making the big challenge of the past two months has been time management, swinging six classes ...
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    Cal State San Bernardino will host a virtual memorial service on Tuesday, June 9, at 9 a.m. to honor the memory of George Floyd, who died on May 25 as the result of a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on his neck for almost nine minutes, spurring nationwide protests of police brutality and racism. Floyd’s tragic ...
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    A provocative evening of plays exploring the immigration, emigration and migration experience. Welcome to America. The journey to another place is filled with the anticipation of new opportunities, sorrow at leaving and sometimes fear of what’s to come. Written by a culturally diverse group of writers, with equally diverse characters, some of the short plays offer ...
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    In recognition of the contributions, heritage and culture of African Americans in the United States, Cal State San Bernardino will hold a number of events on campus during the month of February as part of Black History Month. To launch the month-long series of events was a talk by businesswoman, educator, author and one of ...
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    Like all college students before graduation, Ibraheem Lawal was busy mapping out the next step. Looking to expand his resume, the Crafton Hills College alumnus stumbled upon what he thought would be a great opportunity: an internship for the city of Eastvale. So, he applied. Six months went by before he got a call from ...
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    Nearly 400 college and high school students and administrators from throughout the inland region attended the Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) Western Regional Conference at Cal State San Bernardino. The conference, “One Brotherhood, Many Voices: Creating Systems for Success,” was designed to engage, develop and train disadvantaged, underrepresented and under-served young males of color into ...