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    By Dianne Anderson Martin Luther King, Jr National Day of Service on-site events have canceled out as Omicron picks up speed, but local nonprofits are determined to mask and glove up for the community to honor the slain civil rights leader in all he represents. In the Inland Empire, local activist Trudy Coleman said that ...
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    The San Bernardino County Museum will present a new exhibit, Contradictions – Bringing the Past Forward by artist Barbara Gothard, from Jan. 14 through April 10. The exhibit is a research-based multimedia Arts and Humanities project consisting of mixed media installation works, and interprets the plight of early 20th century African American homesteaders in the ...
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    S.B. Schools By Dianne Anderson Kids headed back to school this week with the priority on safe learning as Omicron – or its latest variant “flurona,” COVID-19 plus the flu – becomes the new normal. Health experts are warning of the alarming rate of infection that is putting the little kids in danger. Children under ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media On Jan. 8, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he is proposing a $2.7 billion investment to boost the state’s COVID-19 response efforts. The request is included in the state budget Gov. Newsom is sending to the State Legislature this week. He is asking lawmakers to take action on it ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media The Monday after Christmas, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shortened its COVID-19 quarantine recommendation by half. That same day, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced on Twitter that California will follow suit, recommending a five-day isolation period instead of the state’s former guidance of 10 days. “California ...
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    Ephesians New Testament Church and the City of Fontana will host their 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration. This year’s celebration will be held in the Paul Biane Pavilion at Jack Bulik Park, 16581 Filbert Ave. Fontana, Ca. 6pm. January 15th. The featured guest for this year’s celebration is 12 time Gammy winner Shirley ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media An advocacy group that fights for fair political representation of African Americans in California says it is pleased with the results of the state’s recent redistricting process. Last year, the California Black Census and Redistricting Hub coalition, a.k.a. the Black Hub, led a grassroots initiative to ensure the ...
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    By Nsenga K. Burton NNPA Newswire Culture and Entertainment Editor In 2021, the box-office did not disappoint with outstanding films on the big screen and streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and Apple TV +. Films like Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, Denzel Washington’s A Journal for Jordan, Ridley’s Scott’s House of ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Long before Nelson Mandela won his freedom from 27 years of imprisonment fighting apartheid in South Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu earned the moniker “the nation’s conscience.” White and Black residents of the popular African nation lauded the bishop for his relentless fight to unite races and ...
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    By Charlene Muhammad California Black Media The Covid-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the health, finances, and mobility of people around the world, affecting almost everyone on the planet. Youth, in particular, have been experiencing an uptick in mental health cases, including depression, in a trend U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is calling ...