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    By Dianne Anderson Some local kids may look like they’re straight out of angel face modeling school, but actually, they represent the future face of the aspiring Savant Preparatory Academy of Business. Parents and supporters for the one of a kind public charter school packed the house last week at the San Bernardino Board of ...
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    By Charlene Crowell Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the cost of higher education rises, borrowing to cover those costs often becomes a family concern across multiple generations including the student, parents, and even grandparents or other relatives. Today’s 21st Century jobs usually demand higher education and specialized ...
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    Distinguished legal scholar and teacher L. Song Richardson is the new dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law, becoming the only woman of color to serve in this role among U.S. News & World Report’s top 30 law schools. “Song Richardson is a brilliant scholar and inspirational leader, and we are excited that ...
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    By Dianne Anderson High school fashionistas will unite in the coming weeks around one of the most important skills that will carry them through their lifetime  – how to land a job, and what to wear when they get it. Starting January 17, Arrowhead United Way began their popular Interview for Success events partnership with ...
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    Jayla Terry works for a non-profit organization serving thousands of needy Riverside County residents. John Calvario provides support for the Riverside mayor’s office working with community outreach programs. Both high school students have been given a chance to serve their communities and earn money as paid interns through a new program offered through the Riverside ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s influence on the Civil Rights Movement is indisputable, but his fight for equity in education remains a mystery to some. That fight began with his own education. “He clearly had an advanced, refined educational foundation from Booker T. Washington High School, Morehouse College, Crozer ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Nobody has put more into the local civil rights movement, or given more years of activism and personal energy to the Westside of San Bernardino than community activist Frances Grice. Ms. Grice passed away December 31. She was 84. She never saw the city as a lost cause, and frequently reminisced about ...
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    By Eliz Dowdy, Staff Writer When the Millionaire Mind Kids first started in the living room of Delores Williams for her grandkids in 2005, she never envisioned where it would be twelve years later.  Williams inherited her two grandchildren when they were two and four years of age. She was working full time in Information ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire After decades of desegregation efforts, federal civil rights laws, and other attempts to close the achievement gap, a high quality education remains an elusive goal for most Black children. In an effort to engage Black parents around reaching that elusive goal, educators and community stakeholders tackled leadership, educational equity ...
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    “Black Minds Matter,” an eight-week public course designed to increase the national consciousness on issues facing African-American boys and men in education, will be held by Cal State San Bernardino’s Black Faculty, Staff and Student Association. The public course, which started Monday, Oct. 23, from 4:20 to 6:30 p.m., and will be held at the same ...