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    By Dianne Anderson When it comes down to what’s good for the Black community and the function of the ministry in lifting up the people, Rev. Frank Jackson says it’s important not to forget about the money. At times, he takes flack for his strong focus on wealth acquisition and preservation, but without it, he ...
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    Myrlene Pierre has been selected as the new assistant superintendent of Student Services for the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, County Superintendent Ted Alejandre announced. “We are excited that Myrlene, who has extensive experience as an educator for three decades in public education, will be joining our organization,” Alejandre said. “She has been a ...
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    By Dianne Anderson More money coming in the second phase of the Paycheck Protection Program, the PPP, begs the bigger question of how can Black and Brown people get some of the OPM – Other People’s Money. Robert “Bobby Mac” McDonald, president and executive director of the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County for ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Gregory Scott with the Orange County Community Action Partnership is out scouring some of the harder to reach areas to make sure that nonprofits and community agencies like his own are fully prepared to meet what’s coming down the pike. Getting a true census headcount will enable him to continue to do ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Virtual hugs and emoji hearts, skip the feet five and no more elbow bumps. These are strange days, but physical distancing and social isolation isn’t the only thing that concerns Melanie Grant, a lifetime member of NCNW, Inc., Orange County Section. Having lived in Orange County for years, she is seeing and ...
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    We Need Your Help Stater Bros. Markets has always believed in doing the right thing for the right reason.  Please be assured we are committed to keeping all of our stores open as long as each location can provide a safe shopping experience for our employees and customers. Now the Company is asking for help ...
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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 Do white people really not know what it means to do the right thing? Some do, and they are calling on others to join them. Mike Tucker, with the Orange County Racial Justice Coalition, said that his group is committed to organizing and taking action. They are currently working with several civil ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Musical iconoclasts, such as the likes of Armstrong, Ellington, and the Nicholas Brothers, pioneered some of the first beats of the nation’s foundation that the world continues to jam on today. Coming up, the Bowers Museum will bring ragtime fans through the tumultuous rise of jazz, and great performers with their quality ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Disabled kids, kids of color, those that dress or talk or walk differently than other students usually make easy targets for bullying. Star Simmons should know. Her advocacy for disabled students and parents has spanned decades with the fight for resources that began with her own now grown disabled kids. She said ...