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    By Dianne Anderson Decades of hard statistics show how little things have changed for Black men with prostate cancer, and it’s still mind-blowing for Cornelious “CJ” Page Jr., who tries to hit the community with the truth. He hopes for a shock effect. But changing people’s minds about taking their health into their own hands, ...
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    The Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit (BBOP) Center, held its inaugural Fast Pitch Competition aimed at investing in Black and Brown women entrepreneurs. Twenty-eight applicants submitted their fast pitch videos, with the hopes of being selected as one of twelve finalists to pitch their businesses for grand prize investments of $3,000, $5,000, and $10,000 ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kids and teens will have lots to do this summer – for some, it’s all about fun, and for others, it’s more money. Fresh out of high school, teens without a plan and unsure which way to turn, whether a minimum wage delivery driver or warehousing, might want to consider a $33,000 ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ The 2024 State of Black Education: Report Card was recently published by the American Civil Liberties Union California Action (ACLU California Action). It states that California is the third most segregated state for Black students. Co-author of the report, policy counsel Amir Whittaker from ACLU Southern California explained the criteria the ACLU ...
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    Vaccines have not kept pace with the rapid evolution of Covid-19 variants and sub-variants. By Sunita Sohrabji The new KP.2 subvariant shows an amazing ability to evade immunity, and will likely spur on a summer surge of COVID-19 infections. “This is one of the more aggressive versions of the virus that we have ever seen,” ...
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    By Edward Lempinen UC Berkeley Americans are deeply divided over the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and it’s widely assumed the split reflects our bitter partisan conflicts. But a new study co-authored at UC Berkeley suggests one source of division stronger than any other: racial resentment. White people who perceive that ...
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    By Dianne Anderson How and why the next-in-line logical choice – the district’s lead Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Rhea Gibbs – was circumvented with the recent appointment of Ed D’Souza as Rialto Unified School District’s Acting Superintendent, has local advocates baffled. Alton Garrett, president of the Westside Action Group, said Dr. Gibbs checks all the boxes, and would ...
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    By Dianne Anderson As the Big Election ramps up unhinged, hate surges across the state and nation, requiring more talk, and especially more action. Going into the November elections, Dr. Regina Patton Stell hopes anti-hate events like the one coming up will expand awareness and increase the political energy to make a difference where it counts the most. ...
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    By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey ‌California‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ California State Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Inglewood), 64, says the “time is right” and he is “up to the challenge” of becoming the next Lieutenant Governor of California. Bradford, who serves as the Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), announced his bid for the second highest office in the state a while ...
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    As part of California’s coordinated response to a nationwide increase in hate, the California Civil Rights Department (CRD), alongside state and community partners, released new data highlighting the impact of California vs Hate in its first year of operation and announced new and ongoing initiatives to combat hate across the state. Officially launched a year ...