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    By Dianne Anderson Nothing attracts community and business attention like tens of thousands in potential foot traffic. While COVID-19 put the breaks on most Black History Parades last year, Dwayne Shipp said their program pulled 13,000 out, according to the city census. This year, he expects attendees to reach about 18,000. “We have more businesses ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Even if he wanted to, it would have been impossible for Dwayne Shipp not to participate in Orange County’s Black History Parade when he was growing up. After all, his mother, Helen M. Shipp, started it. He was still too young to grasp what it meant to ride the giant float back ...