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    By Dianne Anderson A new infusion of funding is helping in the fight for justice against targeted hate crime attacks, which typically runs double or more for Blacks over all other groups in Orange County. The quest to address racist violence is starting to shape up for local activists. The state of California has issued ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Black students at Cal State University Fullerton looking for more free money, otherwise known as college scholarships, can submit their applications starting now to tap $1,500 – maybe more through the university’s several partnerships to help pay for their education. Recruiting events are calling Black students to meet the application deadline of ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Munch a brunch with virtual Lunch and Learn chats this month where experts will share their strategies on how to deal with discrimination in healthcare, advocate for self-help, and help for family and friends. Upcoming forums will cover steps the community can take when medical professionals either don’t care, don’t listen, or ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Critical race theory in school curriculum stirs up resistance everywhere, and that’s where Trina Greene Brown comes in with Parenting for Liberation, teaching Black parents how to teach their children what traditional schools won’t touch. Her nonprofit offers support and tools to recover from the historic trauma of exclusion. Parents come together ...
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    By Dianne Anderson One old anti-affirmative action loophole made it possible for 16 Black students to access scholarships this year, a workaround to the long-term negative impact that is still being felt decades later in low-income communities of color. Most likely, the Cal State University Fullerton students who received their $1,500 scholarships this year were ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Back when Tammy Tumbling created the African American Alliance Fund on Juneteenth of 2020, she came out of pocket with the first $25,000 donation that has since set the tone for something big. It seemed that good people wanted to support the cause, they just didn’t know how to get started. At ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Domestic violence, family violence, sexual violence against children – it’s all in close proximity to Kandee Lewis. This month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, her nonprofit explores the darker side of something that everyone has had in common over the past nearly two years of COVID-19. A lot has happened behind closed doors. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Once more, every participant that graduated from the Council of African American Parents program is going off to attend some of the state’s top colleges and four-year universities, proving that even the worst pandemic year couldn’t stop progress. Ingrid Johnson said they continue to teach students how to succeed, and also parents ...