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    By McKenzie Jackson California Black Media When hip hop icon and fashion designer Kanye West wore a black, long-sleeved shirt with “WHITE LIVES MATTER” emblazoned on the backside in white block letters at his Yeezy fashion show in Paris on Oct. 3, it started a national conversation on racism that intensified four days later when ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local volunteers recently gathered for their first semi-normal, human-based event in well over a year, dutifully spaced six feet apart in chairs doing breakout sessions with groups of real people. It was a reality check for Reena Carrol, and interesting to hear some of the comments from those attending. “They were – ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Segregation is not some awful signpost of the distant past. It’s on the playgrounds, it’s in the lunchrooms and follows kids throughout the middle and high school years. Even when students are close neighbors, they are not necessarily positively sharing their experiences and cultures. On Saturday, January 25, the California Conference for ...