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    By Kara James This March marks the 36th commemoration of Women’s History Month, celebrating the vital role of women in American history. Because this year’s theme is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” I feel inspired to tell my mother’s story. More than any other narrative, her experiences profoundly impacted the trajectory of my life ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Motherhood requires maximum attention, energy and education, but mostly, it’s about keeping the baby alive. Black moms are doing double duty in that department. As a Registered Nurse in cardiac stepdown unit, Shamiesha Ebhotemen works the space between ICU and regular floor where every day is a tough workday. But, she feels ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Fear of needles, among other things, didn’t stop Dr. Mildred Henry from being first in line at Community Hospital of San Bernardino to get her first COVID-19 shot recently. Any hesitation she might have felt was offset by watching the rise of the daily death toll, lately about 2,400 a day in ...