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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 Even if he wanted to, it would have been impossible for Dwayne Shipp not to participate in Orange County’s Black History Parade when he was growing up. After all, his mother, Helen M. Shipp, started it. He was still too young to grasp what it meant to ride the giant float back ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Never underestimate the power of the Black Student Union, the student group responsible for starting the Black History Month parade in Riverside 40 years ago. This year, Dell Roberts reflects on the major role that his BSU kids took upon themselves to get their vision off the ground. They represented an untapped ...