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    By Dianne Anderson Santa and all his local NCNW helpers are pulling off another memorable festive Christmas, bringing some extra sparkle to the lives of local kids. The organization is set to get hundreds of toys out to the community. At the same time, no shopper who wants to bring an unwrapped toy to give ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Isolated solo seniors will have a little something to smile about this Christmas, thanks to the cheerful givers of the Orange County chapters of the National Action Network, the Delta Sigma Theta, and NCNW. Darlene Futrel, the president of the local NAN, said she started the event three years ago to help ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Throngs of renown activists, powerhouse organizations, and marchers of all persuasions dedicated to the cause will converge on Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC to revisit the same social justice ground their parents once fought – some to their death — to protect. Led by Martin Luther King, III, Board Chairman of the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Almost by definition, the name Lois Carson is synonymous with boundless energy from a lifetime of community service, and she was widely admired for finesse in dealing with hard to sway politicians all the way to Capitol Hill. They always came around to her vision. Wilmer Amina Carter said Ms. Carson was ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Since May, the COVID Delta variant has become the most common strain, escalating from 5% to 35% of cases in California, and fully 99% of all those that are dying right now nationwide are unvaccinated. Those sheer numbers of preventable deaths are driving groups like the National Council of Negro Women to ...
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    By Eliz Dowdy Staff Writer   Early in the week the news was received that High Desert resident Herbert Anthony Prioleau had succumbed on Sunday, July 26.   Prioleau relocated to the high desert in 1999, with his wife Diana.  They were involved in many high desert community civic activities.    He was one of the organizers ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Be ready to open the door when, not if, the Census comes knocking. But there is a way everyone can avoid that knock. Unlike any other time in history since the Census began, this generation has one advantage. They can fill out their census questionnaires online. The Census Bureau is telling everyone ...
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    By Dianne Anderson About two months before the great Women’s Suffrage March of 1913, a group of strong Black women of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. refused to be told that they couldn’t participate in the major voting rights issue of the time. Uninvited, the Deltas boldly stepped up, taking their place at the ...
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    By Lauren Poteat NNPA Washington Correspondent When esteemed civil and women’s rights activist, Dorothy Height, finally departed from the National Council of Negro Women—a place she had made her fortress for over 50 years, many people wondered what would become of the iconic organization, that once helped spearhead the original Million Man March. On Nov. ...