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    By Dianne Anderson Chipping away at institutional racism is not so much about applying pressure as such, but Dr. Fred Calhoun likes to think of it more as a process of encouraging diversity, which is his goal with Orange County educational systems. Sometimes, it could be a meet and greet to talk about the solution. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Perseverance to the top of their career paths, and a strong dedication to give back to the community are a few of the finer attributes that Long Beach City College looks for in their distinguished Hall of Famers. Paula Barrow, director of Development and Alumni Relations with the LBCC Foundation, said their ...
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    Ervin will join the District on July 1 The San Bernardino City Unified School District (SBCUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Harry “Doc” Ervin as Superintendent. Ervin will assume the leadership post on July 1, officially filling the seat vacated by Dr. Dale Marsden. Ervin joins SBCUSD from Bakersfield City School District, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Knowing the numerous variations of blackness, of skin tones, of ideology and backgrounds, Dr. Adisa Ajamu set out to make a home away from home at UCI that, in some ways, resembles his alma mater. Probably the most important thing that his HBCU provided was a safe space for students to be ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Being a superwoman has its challenges and responsibility to bear…always ready to come to the rescue, even though they never signed up for the job. This week at at Long Beach City College, students are reflecting on some of the long term health and wellness impact of Black women as they carry ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black Wall Street, an area around Greenwood Ave. in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 41 years after slavery was a burgeoning community, home to about 10,000 Black professionals, business owners, luxury shops with over $200 million circulating through the local economy. Doctors, homeowners, newspapers, taxis, people from all walks of life contributed their expertise to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson It’s not that Jamal Myrick, Ed.D never had any struggles, it’s just that he prefers to look at life through an anti-deficit lens, and a winning mindset that he passes on to his scholars and mentees. Growing up, he said he didn’t personally know anyone that attended college, but he attributes his ...
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    By Dianne Anderson What it means to be Black in America is turning the corner on activism from the streets to the classrooms, which means getting parents to the table and getting money to the students. Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. may have had their differences, but Anthony Roberson said the one thing ...
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    In celebration of Black History Month, Cal State San Bernardino will hold virtual events throughout the month of February to honor the culture, accomplishments, contributions and legacy of African Americans. The virtual events are in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced CSUSB to stop face-to-face classroom instruction and events on campus last March and ...
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    The CSUSB Conversations on Race and Policing series resumes on Wednesday, Jan. 27, when it will focus on the differing responses police have had to Black Lives Matter and to Make America Great Again protests. “Contrasting Police Responses: BLM and MAGA” will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m., and can be accessed from ...