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    By Dianne Anderson Meetings with over 15 pastors that are part of the Long Beach Ministerial Alliance, and pastors around the nation continue standing together in prayer and forgiveness as local Pastor Ivan Pitts now recovers from a recent stabbing. The February 24 violent rampage that happened in the driveway of Pastor Pitts’ home in ...
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    S.B. Schools By Dianne Anderson Kids headed back to school this week with the priority on safe learning as Omicron – or its latest variant “flurona,” COVID-19 plus the flu – becomes the new normal. Health experts are warning of the alarming rate of infection that is putting the little kids in danger. Children under ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Even on a slow day, hundreds of parents are now watching the Long Beach Unified School Board meetings, which is exponentially more than what was happening pre-pandemic. For all the havoc that COVID-19 has wrought on the community, there is still some room for optimism. “Before the pandemic, at the board meeting ...
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    By Charlene Crowell From its founding in 1909 to today, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has endured as a vital advocacy organization dedicated to freedom and justice for all. From July 20-24, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization’s annual convention met for the 110th time in Detroit’s Cobo Hall. ...