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    By Dianne Anderson Discover, curate and contemplate, but most of all celebrate Black History Month events throughout the city are opening the eyes of awareness. of culture, social justice, academics, and the arts. Paul Carter, assistant director of the Black Resource Center at Cal State University, Long Beach, said this month brings several thought-provoking and ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It didn’t take long for counselor Heather Johnson to recognize that Black students at Irvine Valley College were not readily coming into her office when she and fellow counselor Taliah Chatterfield got busy building programs to help them find the door. Through their latest outreach, along with the Equity Office leadership, they ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Long before race bias in health systems was trending, Ernesta Wright was pushing advocacy, trying to debunk some of the myths that keep the community from getting the healthcare they need. Then and now, her concern was to bring the facts to the community for informed decision-making, and learn the best options ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Students and community are delving deeper into discussions across a spectrum of contemplative issues as Black History Month celebrations pack the calendar to inspire. At Cal State University Long Beach, the breakout of cultural highlights starts Friday, February 3. Students are invited to a presentation by the Black Student Union Elders Association ...
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    The 30th Black Rose Award Winners are: Rose Mayes, Executive Director of the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc; Linda Wright, Moreno Valley Black Chamber of Commerce; Gloria Macias Harrison, San Bernardino Community College Board of Trustees; Deborah Robertson, Mayor of Rialto; and three honorees for the Black Rose Founder’s Award from San Bernardino Community Hospital: June Collison President, Roz ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Events like Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month and all the time-honored cultural landmarks keep bringing Orange County out to recognize that there is strength in local numbers for the next generation. Pastor Leon Clark, pastor of New Spirit Baptist Church said he can’t wait for the 43rd Annual Orange ...
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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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    In recognition of the contributions, heritage and culture of African Americans in the United States, Cal State San Bernardino will hold a number of events on campus during the month of February as part of Black History Month. To launch the month-long series of events was a talk by businesswoman, educator, author and one of ...