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    By Dianne Anderson Getting everyone in the room to agree on anything lately is a task of magnanimous proportions. It’s all the more reason to take note of a recent Fontana Unified School Board decision to approve ethnic studies in the district’s high school curriculum. The two classes that came up for preliminary draft approval ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Inspiration didn’t take long to manifest into a Black History tradition spanning decades in Fontana. It just needed the meaning of a leader, a parade, and the desire to uplift the community. Ellen Turner thinks back to one of the most memorable experiences that moved her mom to start the city’s Black ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Mary Lee had to learn the hard way about IEP services. Her own son is high level autistic, and in the beginning, she knew little or nothing about local available resources to get him through his childhood education, and a productive adulthood. She just had to hunt for it. Today, her son ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Speaking out against racism in the Fontana Police Department has been a hard fight for David Moore, now in his third year trying to recover from a chain of events that started when he and a co-worker peeked in to check on their neighbor. After filing their initial 2016 complaint alleging discrimination, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local pre-school teacher Toi Waddles is American born, but her family’s inside joke is that she’s not African American at all. “They say I’m Jamaican,” she said. ” I’ve got too many jobs.” She is also a full-time college student working on her degree in psychology, a stepmom of four kids under ...