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    By Charlene Crowell Despite federal laws addressing discrimination in housing, credit, and more, President Donald Trump signed on May 21, a rollback of an anti-discrimination guidance affecting auto lending. The presidential signature also marked the first time that a policy that had been in effect for several years was reversed through a special, streamlined legislative ...
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    By Dr. Elizabeth Primas When the best educators in America traveled to Washington, D.C. for a series of events celebrating innovation in the classroom and to share best practices in K-12 education, they let officials at the Department of Education and the White House know exactly how they felt about the Trump Administration’s current push ...
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    By Congresswoman Karen Bass In the late 1980s and early 1990s, our community was under a full-fledged attack. Crack was in our streets, it was in our schools, it was in our parks, it was in our playgrounds, and for some, it was in our homes. The epidemic wasn’t just affecting one part of the ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux Marvel’s “Black Panther,” Chadwick Boseman, graduated from Howard University with a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA) in 2000. On May 12, Boseman returned to his alma mater to address the Class of 2018, while receiving an honorary degree. The Howard University graduation is one of more than 100 Historically Black College ...
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    By Megan Cole/UCI Despite almost a decade in the gaming industry, UCI computer science professor Magda El Zarki has never worked on anything quite like “Sankofa.” The recently completed computer game – created by El Zarki and a colleague, UCI history professor Patricia Seed – follows a young protagonist navigating an unconventional environment for the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Talk of healthcare politics lately is enough to drive anyone’s blood pressure up a few notches, but certified Covered California outreach educator Ernesta Wright, is calling for calm, at least through 2018. Plans are expected to remain the same, with the exception of some individual premium hikes, or patrons shopping new providers ...
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    The UC Irvine women’s volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision to defending Big West champion Hawaii in its conference opener at the Stan Sheriff Center. Set scores were 18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21. The Anteaters (12-2, 0-1 BWC) saw their six-match win streak snapped as they suffered only their second loss of the year, while UH ...
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    Non-conference play came to an end as the Titans defeated the Lopes (3-7-1) 4-0 at Titan Stadium. Fullerton heads into the Big West with a record of 7-2-2. Maribell Morales netted her first goal of the season in the 20th minute off the ball from Atlanta Primus.  Morales booted the ball from the top of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It usually comes as no surprise to most in the Black community that hate crimes are often white on Black crimes. At last count nationally, the FBI reports hate crime is up over 6%, again with African Americans taking the brunt of victimization, followed by the Muslim community. The FBI reports that ...