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    By Dianne Anderson A grand mix of attractions at the African American Cultural Center will draw out the throngs for two free days of fun with a little something for every history buff, along with youthful renditions of life from a Black History perspective. This year, the African Marketplace includes 25 vendors, with space for ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black past and present are at the crossroads of something better for the future of the Long Beach African American Cultural Center, which now stands small, but tall, and packs a lot of knowledge. Darick Simpson, the center’s president, said they hope to grow bigger in their mission and in location to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Students and community are delving deeper into discussions across a spectrum of contemplative issues as Black History Month celebrations pack the calendar to inspire. At Cal State University Long Beach, the breakout of cultural highlights starts Friday, February 3. Students are invited to a presentation by the Black Student Union Elders Association ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Long Beach City College is inviting the community out for giveaways and good soul food eats as the campus kicks off its Black Heritage Month for an outdoor in-person event in front of Bldg A on February 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dr. Jerome Hunt, a co-chair of the Black ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Advocates and leaders came together last week to brainstorm longstanding problems in the Black community, and hear a panel discussion that delved deeper into what Black leadership means. For years, Dr. Alex Norman has compiled mounds of research across health, welfare, jobs, education, and the social justice system. He said the outlook ...