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    Today, the Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS), with the support of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, announced a free delivery program for older adults and individuals with disabilities. This Countywide program, called Critical Delivery Service, will deliver groceries, household items, and other vital necessities to individuals ...
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    by Barbara Smith The LA County Fair is celebrating decades of pop culture and nowhere will it be more in evidence than this weekend with the CEEM Takeover Weekend, an event that promises 3 days packed with African-American community and history through entertainment, art and culture. With the Fair’s 2019 theme of Pop Culture, the Cooperative ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Beyond the textbook definition, sexual assault is barely mentioned in school, and parents and teachers are usually afraid to talk about it. Sex is still one of the most taboo topics in society. “Sometimes we as adults have never had these conversations. Our parents may have never felt comfortable discussing sexual consent ...
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    By Dianne Anderson On any given Saturday, Trudy Coleman has been on the phone in recent months with fellow representatives from across 30 different states to collectively promote this year’s national Juneteenth theme of “Remembering Our Ancestors.” The tribute is all the more important because this is the 400th year since the first enslaved Africans ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black history, the current challenge to expand self-awareness, and the future of cultural unity will bring out the whole community for a long lineup of free consciousness-raising events at the Claremont Colleges. Those up for flexing their superhuman powers of deduction are invited to attend “Comics, Afrofuturism, and the Black Superhero,” a ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Different modes of celebration this month will keep Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy alive beyond the holiday, the street festivals, and twirling of batons — although that too holds its place in history. Bishop Kelvin Simmons, acting president of the Inland Empire Concerned African American Churches, said MLK’s legacy continues in ...
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    The Cal Poly Pomona men’s cross country team strung together their second top 10 finish of the season, claiming seventh place at the University of California Riverside Invitational on Saturday morning. Brittan Reed led the Broncos with a time of 26:02.1 to finish 30th overall out of 234 athletes on the 8,000-meter course. Following closely ...