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    By Eliz Dowdy Staff Writer   Early in the week the news was received that High Desert resident Herbert Anthony Prioleau had succumbed on Sunday, July 26.   Prioleau relocated to the high desert in 1999, with his wife Diana.  They were involved in many high desert community civic activities.    He was one of the organizers ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Be ready to open the door when, not if, the Census comes knocking. But there is a way everyone can avoid that knock. Unlike any other time in history since the Census began, this generation has one advantage. They can fill out their census questionnaires online. The Census Bureau is telling everyone ...
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    By Dianne Anderson About two months before the great Women’s Suffrage March of 1913, a group of strong Black women of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. refused to be told that they couldn’t participate in the major voting rights issue of the time. Uninvited, the Deltas boldly stepped up, taking their place at the ...
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    By Lauren Poteat NNPA Washington Correspondent When esteemed civil and women’s rights activist, Dorothy Height, finally departed from the National Council of Negro Women—a place she had made her fortress for over 50 years, many people wondered what would become of the iconic organization, that once helped spearhead the original Million Man March. On Nov. ...