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    by Lilibeth Garcia, UCI UCI program serves as a support network for students without one For students new to UCI, the enormity of the campus, the vast variety of resources and the quick pacing of the quarter system can be intimidating. They often rely on a network of friends and family members for help adapting ...
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    Executive Director, Dr. Anthony Asadullah Samad, of The Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political and Economic Institute at Cal State University Dominquez Hills, in partnership with Rainbow Promotions, has announced the inaugural Dymally International Jazz and Arts Festival on Saturday, April 27, from 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The festival will be held at Dignity ...
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    By Julianne Malveaux It is unfathomable that the federal minimum wage has not been increased in more than a decade, since 2007. That the wage, at $7.25 per hour, has remained flat through recession and recovery, through extremely high unemployment rates and much lower ones. Republicans have absolutely refused to consider minimum wage increases, and ...
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    By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. No form of lynching should be tolerated or permitted in America. A lynching is defined as putting a person or a group of people to death by hanging a person or group with or without legal due process. However, in the no so distant past, the hideous act of ...
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    By Charlene Crowell Every budget defines priorities and values. To put it another way, what’s really important in life gets supported financially. For many families, having a home, food, and utilities usually rank pretty high. Then there are other budgetary concerns like saving for college or having a ‘rainy day’ fund to cover less frequent ...
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    The Music Center welcomes one of America’s most popular dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, back to Los Angeles with the dance company’s 60th anniversary celebration tour at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion through April 7. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s remarkable dancers – including Danica Paulos of Huntington Beach and ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Dozens of dedicated professional sisters of the Orange County Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta are helping local kids and adults prepare for success with just about whatever skill-set they need to get ahead. There is no shortage of role models at the historically Black Greek sorority. “We have lawyers, and judges ...
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    By Dennis J. Freeman LOS ANGELES-Rapper Nipsey Hussle meant a lot of things to a lot of people. He was a Grammy-nominated musician. He was a father. He was a husband. His philanthropy work and business acumen within the South Los Angeles community he lived and invested in, has made him a pillar of positivity ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent Nationalist, Pan-Africanism movement leader and Negro World newspaper founder Marcus Mosiah Garvey and Washington Afro-American publisher emeritus Francis L. Murphy II, were enshrined into the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Gallery of Distinguished Publishers during Black Press Week in Washington, D.C. Garvey was also a noted figure in ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent Alicia Garza said she’s “super excited” about being named the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) 2019 Newsmaker of the Year, an award she’s scheduled to receive on Thursday, March 21, in Washington, D.C., during Black Press Week. “I’ll say it’s really humbling when the community reaches out and ...