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    By Timothy Lewis Jessie M. Turner was a Fontana community activist, whose work during the late 1960’s to the 1980’s forever transformed the predominantly Black, north side of the city of Fontana. Born in New Orleans in 1917, Jessie Turner moved to Fontana in 1965. Within her time in California, Turner provided safe spaces for ...
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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 ...