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    CA Reparations Task Force By Antonio Ray Harvey California Black Media Dr. Carolyn Roberts, a professor at Yale University, provided to the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans detailed descriptions, both verbal and visual, of the horrific experiences Africans endured during the transatlantic slave trade. A historian of medicine ...
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    By Aldon Thomas Stiles California Black Media On Tuesday, Feb. 15, the statewide indoor mask mandate for vaccinated Californians expired. As COVID-19 cases decline, public health officials say the state is easing restrictions in an effort to return the state to pre-pandemic normalcy. “Omicron has loosened its hold on California, vaccines for children under 5 ...
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    by Gov. Gavin Newsom Special to California Black Media Partners Since the early days of the pandemic, California has led the nation’s fight against COVID-19 through robust vaccination efforts rooted in science and data. This has helped slow the spread of the virus and save countless lives, especially in our most vulnerable communities – someone’s ...
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    by Dianne Anderson Flu season isn’t technically here yet, but already COVID-19 Delta cases top the charts at nearly three times as bad as this time last year. Facts are facts, and data from the latest surge of the highly contagious variant is hard to ignore, even as die-hard anti-vaxxers are filling up hospitals nationwide. ...
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    More than $200 million for economic recovery, public health and fiscal stability initiatives critically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic The City of Long Beach unveiled the Proposed Long Beach Recovery Act. The $207 million proposal focuses on various economic, fiscal and public health priorities that promote inclusive, effective and prosperous economic and social recovery for Long ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Global protests now in week three of the cold-blooded police killing of George Floyd galvanized Black leaders nationally, and pressing local organizations to address racism, public health and public safety on all fronts. Rethink Public Safety San Bernardino Coalition (RPSSB) is leading the charge to initiate change. Last month, the coalition mobilized ...
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    The statewide Stay-at-Home order has helped slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it has also resulted in some children missing their recommended vaccines. In California and across the U.S., recent data show troubling decreases in childhood vaccination, leaving many children unprotected. In comparison to April 2019, in April 2020, the number of shots given ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Democratic Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) has introduced the 100 percent Clean Economy Act of 2019. The legislation sets a nationwide goal of achieving a 100 percent clean energy economy by 2050, defined as net-zero climate pollution across all sectors of the United States’ economy. The bill contains more ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Baseball fans will flock by the thousands to watch the Inland Empire 66ers batter up against Lake Elsinore Storm, and connect with dozens of fun, games and resources at the 2nd annual Home Run for Health. This time around, Riverside County is focused on May, the nationally recognized Water Safety Month with ...
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    By Dianne Anderson If nothing else, maybe a chance to win that 50 inch TV or a free fridge or bikes might bring out the throngs of the Westside to yet another blockbuster pastoral party, but more than likely they would have come out anyway. Reginald Young, the administrative pastor for Pastors United, said their ...