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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – NAACP – was founded 110 years ago after a deadly race riot rocked the city of Springfield, Illinois. “Because of the riots in Springfield, that brought about serious conversations and meetings about starting an organization, a national organization, that ...
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    By Dianne Anderson How to get more Blacks back to fields of agriculture hasn’t been the easiest of tasks for Sharon Nance. When she first started recruiting high school students to consider good paying farm careers, she hardly received a warm welcome. “Students would walk past my table and make cow and pig sounds. I ...
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    San Bernardino Valley College faculty and staff are energized awaiting distinguished scholar Dr. Maulana Karenga, the activist who spurred a global philosophy on how to rise above the struggle. On Wednesday, February 27,  Black History Month special guest lecturer Dr. Karenga will present his “Message and Mission in Black History: Forging a Future and World ...
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    Twenty-one African American artists featured in show recognizing Black History Month The San Bernardino County Museum, in partnership with the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce, Inland Cities, East, presents an exhibit featuring the fine art works of prominent African American artists from throughout Southern California to recognize Black History Month. “Images of Black Culture, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A few things pushed Greedley Harris toward a field in counseling, namely a close call as a freshman in high school. As an honor roll middle school student, Harris took all the right classes he needed for advanced placement, but his counselor — for whatever reason — tracked him into the lowest ...
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    The San Bernardino Public Library will be hosting a film festival in celebration of Black History Month in February.  These screenings will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 PM in the Bing Wong Auditorium at the Feldheym Central Library, located at 555 W. 6th Street. The series includes films that cover a wide range of ...
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    In honor of Black History Month, the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce, Inland Cities East will host its annual Black History Awards Luncheon and Fundraiser. Themed “This Woman’s Work,” the luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. The luncheon will be held in the historic Rezek Pavilion Centre located at ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black history, the current challenge to expand self-awareness, and the future of cultural unity will bring out the whole community for a long lineup of free consciousness-raising events at the Claremont Colleges. Those up for flexing their superhuman powers of deduction are invited to attend “Comics, Afrofuturism, and the Black Superhero,” a ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black History Month events are winding down this last week of the month, but the fun is just getting started at the Akoma Unity Center in San Bernardino. On Friday, February 23,  the center hosts its quarterly Soul Food community dinner, which is always savory and always free. Students of the program, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson What started as a one-room Black History Month showing has now turned into a major 26,000 square foot experience where thousands of Long Beachers will turn out for three mostly free full days to take in all of the rare artifacts, arts and entertainment. “Now it’s an entire building. It was a ...