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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 Not a moment goes by that Ahmed Saafir doesn’t reflect on just how many students have made it through college and onto successful careers because of his good friend, the late Dr. Joseph L. White, the founder of the state’s Educational Opportunity Program. For the past 15 years, the Black Student Union ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Never underestimate the power of the Black Student Union, the student group responsible for starting the Black History Month parade in Riverside 40 years ago. This year, Dell Roberts reflects on the major role that his BSU kids took upon themselves to get their vision off the ground. They represented an untapped ...