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    By Dianne Anderson Moving to Orange County was a culture shock on several fronts for Justice Crudup, coming from New York where organizations support and motivate each other, in contrast with the high level of local student apathy. But by 2020, something happened. Youth everywhere were invigorated and ready for change, but he didn’t see ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Megabucks are rolling down to start off the new academic year for students at colleges and universities, but the elders know better and are sounding the alarm to not spend it all in one place, or the wrong place. Anthony Roberson said that some students may be struggling with all the choices, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Bringing out the basketball team brings out the fans, and let the games begin. LA Sparks NBWA members and the coach are coming to Indian Springs High School for a two hour Jr. Sparks Basketball Clinic event to help kids learn how not to lose control in life on a bad dribble. ...
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    Moreno Valley – Recently, Inclusivity Awards Honorees and MOSAIC Scholarship Recipients were recognized at the Inaugural Gala held at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center. Graduating seniors honored at the Inaugural Gala earned a $1000 MOSAIC Scholarship to continue their post-secondary education. The 2022 Riverside County All-County Academic Scholars • Yarely Aguilar, Moreno Valley ...
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    By Joe W. Bowers Jr. California Black Media For Tony Thurmond, California’s African American State Superintendent of Public Instruction, American public education will never be the same after experiencing what it has over the last two years. “The pandemic really did put a spotlight on places where there were big holes and gaps and inequities,” ...
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    By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Sr Natl Correspondent Black Americans have enjoyed an enduring bond with Africa and their brothers and sisters living on the Continent, with many U.S.-based civil rights agencies, clergy members, and African American organizations taking a keen interest in the welfare of citizens in the 55-nation motherland. While the world ...
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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 Lifelong student debt and systemic barriers are just two reasons why a lot of Black students have been turning to education options outside of California, particularly the HBCUs This weekend, Ingrid Johnson is hosting a booth where many parents and scholars in her program will attend the 23rd Annual Los Angeles Black ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Every parent’s wish list is coming true – free new Nikes, free new Adidas, free Levis, only the good stuff for kids and teens of Rialto Unified School District. And, no one needs to know that it didn’t break the bank. The past two years of nonstop COVID-related economic impact has been ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kids, face to face in schools across the nation, may be continuing fights that started on social media and now spilling over into schoolyards, or it may be just sensory overload. Either way, some kids are distracted in the transition back to in-person learning. Elizabeth Cochrane-Benoit said that her school is factoring ...