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    By Timothy Lewis The month of July celebrates the Precinct Reporter’s 56th year of providing quality journalism and information to the Inland Empire. The Precinct Reporter is also taking the opportunity to celebrate Founder, Activist, and Philanthropist, Art Townsend who would have celebrated his 100th birthday this year as well. Founded in 1965, the Precinct ...
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    By Manny Otiko California Black Media California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond says school districts across the state are prepared to open safely in the fall even as COVID-19 cases surge in California and around the country. The new spike in COVID-19 positive rates across the state are driven by infections involving the more ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Behind the glitz of all that Hollywood brings to the big screen are women caught in the grip of a whole spectrum of homelessness, addiction and incarceration, but that’s not where their stories end. It’s where they rebuild their future that counts. For women’s activist Kim Carter, an upcoming film featuring class ...
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    By Dianne Anderson As predicted, outbreaks of the bigger badder cousin of Covid-19 show a surge in new cases nationally, and almost all now filling up hospital wards are unvaccinated. Now called the “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” the CDC reports cases topped a 70% increase nationwide with deaths up 26% last week, and counting. Los ...
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    By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media On July 9, California’s Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans held its second meeting in a series of 10. During the Zoom conference, the group’s nine members shared differing views on how to best get Black Californians involved in their deliberations. But they ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Nat’l Correspondent According to results from a new Commonwealth Fund survey, Americans who have suffered the most during the COVID-19 pandemic are also the most likely saddled with medical bill problems and debt. The Commonwealth Fund, a foundation that promotes a high-performing health care system that achieves better ...
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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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    Revolution, Repression, Resistance and Eventual Victory By Dr. Maulana Karenga The history and culture of Haiti is marked by extraordinary expressions of revolutionary struggle and victory, suffering and repression, but always righteous and relentless resistance of the people and their radical refusal to be defeated. The Haitian nation was born in revolutionary struggle, achieving what ...
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    White House Memorandum In June, President Biden unveiled a comprehensive strategy to combat gun violence. This strategy implements preventative measures that are proven to reduce violent crime and attacks the root causes – including by investing in effective community policing and addressing the flow of firearms used to commit crimes. Combined, the Administration’s comprehensive strategy ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media Miya Ponsetto, the Piru, California woman who falsely accused a Black teenager of stealing her phone at a New York City Hotel in December 2020, has been charged with a hate crime. Two Californian men have been charged with a hate crime in Oregon for allegedly assaulting a ...