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    By Dianne Anderson Dr. E.M Abdulmumin was a professor, an intellectual, a butcher, a welder, a naturally gifted and skilled man of great conviction. The local licensed clinical psychologist specializing in forensic psychology spent decades leading thousands of local youth to a greater sense of self through his Afrocentric empowerment programming. Community activist Jalani Bakari ...
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    By Tess Eyrich A new report from researchers at the University of California, Riverside, sheds light on the more than 2.3 million women who call the Inland Empire home. Focusing on Riverside and San Bernardino counties, “State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the latest installment in an ongoing series released by UC Riverside’s Center for Social ...
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    By Dianne Anderson A few things pushed Greedley Harris toward a field in counseling, namely a close call as a freshman in high school. As an honor roll middle school student, Harris took all the right classes he needed for advanced placement, but his counselor — for whatever reason — tracked him into the lowest ...
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    By Sandra Baltazar Martinez When Imani Kai Johnson was in graduate school, she began thinking about what hip-hop is – and where it’s going. Several years later, Johnson created her own space to showcase and discuss the future of hip-hop studies. On Dec. 7-9, the University of California, Riverside’s Department of Dance will host the fourth biennial Show & Prove ...
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    by Tess Eyrich Fulbright Scholar Roberto Rivera looks to Jamaica as a model of restorative justice Roberto “Bobby” Rivera spent 20 years as a police officer in Southern California before a medical injury prompted his early retirement in 2011. What he couldn’t have predicted at the time was that the injury that ended one career ...
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    The University of California, Riverside Athletics Department released its 2018-19 Men’s Basketball team schedule, announcing an exciting non-conference slate that features five home games at the SRC Arena and a trip to the Tiger Thanksgiving Tournament. “We are looking forward to our 2018-19 season,” first year head coach David Patrick said. “We have assembled a ...
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    The University of California, Riverside Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program has received the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest publication in higher education addressing diversity and inclusion. The award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of ...
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    By Iqbal Pittalwala   Carolyn B. Murray, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2018 Dr. William Montague Cobb award for special achievements in public health at the local level, presented annually by the National Health Committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or NAACP. The award ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Growing up in Chicago, Jennifer Brown attended technical high school, expecting to earn her college degree as an engineer, when reality hit. In college, she came up against a few engineering courses that she couldn’t get into, and her plans were derailed. Her first choice for a career path was nowhere near ...
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    A Division I assistant coach at perennial winners LSU and Texas Christian University with a stellar recruiting record has been named the next men’s basketball head coach at University of California, Riverside. David Patrick is credited with recruiting future No. 1 NBA draft pick Ben Simmons to LSU and has also coached current NBA stars ...