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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Former U.S. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, a trailblazer and dedicated public servant, died at 89. Kirk Johnson, her son, confirmed her death on Sunday, Dec. 31. Johnson had been recently admitted to hospice care and left behind a legacy of remarkable achievements and contributions to the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Forget about sleeping late on Saturdays, the boys of 100 Black Men of Orange County wake up hours ahead of time to trek as far away as Los Angeles and Temecula to catch up around some of the highest powered careers on the planet, and beyond. But it’s the heart of the ...
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    By Dianne Anderson When it comes to robots, Black students are not exactly at the forefront of futuristic technology, which, for some people like Jeff Freeman, is about as exciting as running any ball. In fact, he finds the mode of competitions to be similar, and his team this year is looking to make it ...
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    An estimated 15,000 students representing more than 35 districts in both San Bernardino and Riverside Counties are expected to participate in the 10th annual STEMapalooza event, hosted virtually by San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS) Alliance for Education. “Our students are the Inland Empire’s greatest asset,” said San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre. “Opportunities ...
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    By Dianne Anderson When it comes to sports, the first thing most boys think about is what it will take to become rich and famous as an NBA, NFL or Major League star, but Everette Glenn knows better. Starting as young as 7th grade, he tries to get them academically ahead of the game by ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Growing scaffold-based human skin and other essential organs is nothing new in the world of biomedical engineering, but it never ceases to amaze the kids. For Anaya Blade, her sights are set on kids and students in engineering, letting them know that every field of research is fascinating, from healthcare to clinical ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Technologically speaking, math and other sciences are barreling toward making the wonders of almost anything on the big screen now appear within the realm of possibility – if only students can do the math. From his purview, Dr. Kagba Suaray of the Hesabu Circle sees how popular culture is spurring interest toward ...
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    By Dianne Anderson State school districts are in for big money, precisely $15.3 billion worth, which has local parents weighing in on how they would like to see the $435 million in COVID Relief dollars spent on their students. It should be easier to meet their needs now. San Bernardino City Unified School District school ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Gaming is not just child’s play anymore, but kids and teens are sure to have lots of summer fun with stuff they already love – drone flight, remote gadgets and interactive platforms. No shortage of entertainment and education through a six-week STEM camp (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). It runs the gamut ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Being Black in STEM fields usually adds up to a mere handful of students tough enough to suffer through the academic gauntlet alone, but there is strength in the Hesabu Circle. A team of dedicated math doctors has come together to heal the community. Dr. Kagba Suaray, a mathematics professor at Cal ...