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    By Dianne Anderson It’s no secret the Black community has been a little shy about testing or vaccines – for good reason – while others set an example to show that the horrific Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments of the past is not today. To prove their point, church leaders are publicly taking the jab. “I’ve watched ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Legislators are looking at the big picture that may expose how the pro-Trump seditious takeover of the U.S. Capitol happened, and dig deeper down to what extent white supremacists make up the ranks of law enforcement and the military. Reportedly, six officers are now on paid suspension and 29 others are being ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Racist Zoom bombings targeting Black audiences have hit campuses all over the nation, most recently with attacks at Cal State University, San Bernardino and CSU Long Beach resembling a case of life imitating art. A student victim of a hate crime was at the heart of the Black History Month play “Baltimore,” ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent Vernon Jordan, the former National Urban League president and civil rights leader, has died at 85. Vickee Jordan Adams, the icon’s daughter, confirmed his death on Tuesday. “My father passed away last night at around 10 p.m. surrounded by loved ones, his wife and daughter, by ...
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    Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon highlighted an agreement this week on a $6.6 billion budget package to accelerate the safe return to in-person instruction across California and empower schools to immediately expand academic, mental health and social-emotional supports, including over the summer. “Since the height of the winter ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A decades-long battle among civil rights groups across the nation to ban no knock warrants finally cleared an important hurdle locally in the city of Pomona, now opening the door wider for police accountability and public safety. Jeanette Ellis Royston, president of the Pomona Valley branch NAACP, said she got involved with ...
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    In honor of Black History month, the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the San Bernardino County Museum is hosting its annual Black History Art Exhibit.  Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the fourth annual Black History Art exhibit is completely virtual. Use the link provided below to access the virtual exhibit. Themed “Inside ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent Dr. Ralph J. Bunche earned the moniker “a hero of U.S. Diplomacy,” in part for efforts that led to his becoming the first African American to win the Noble Peace Prize. The scientist and diplomat earned the award for his role as United Nations Mediator in ...
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    The following is a statement made by Assembly Majority Leader Eloise Gómez Reyes regarding passage of the $7.6 Billion COVID Relief Early Budget Package:  “The California Legislature voted on the passage of a $7.6 Billion COVID Relief Package that will provide critical financial support to Californian’s in need and small businesses. Through the leadership of ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The Tabernacle Community Development Corporation (TCDC) in partnership with the Los Angeles County Health Services has launched a new program to expand access to free community-based COVID-19 testing in the Black community. TCDC is setting in motion its effort in some areas of Los Angeles County where there ...