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    Grants will support Black-led groups focused on racial equity and systems change in the Inland Empire Inland Empire Community Foundation (IECF) and the Black Equity Initiative of the Inland Empire (BEI-IE) announced $1.027 million to 71 nonprofits and fiscally sponsored projects, its second and largest grantmaking cycle from the IE Black Equity Fund. The Fund ...
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    By Manny Otiko California Black Media The San Bernardino Branch of the NAACP is calling on the City of San Bernardino to investigate a racial incident that occurred last week. During the public comments section of a council meeting on Oct. 18, Amy Malone, a Black resident of San Bernardino was interrupted by racial slurs ...
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    For the first time at the San Bernardino County Government Center, San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor Joe Baca, Jr. hosted another successful College and Career Day. The event gathered over 200 students from the Colton Joint Unified, Rialto Unified, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, and San Bernardino City Unified school districts. Supervisor Baca, Jr. ...
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    By Dianne Anderson San Bernardino city leaders are set to overhaul its vintage downtown vibe from a happier era, and are now calling on the community to get in on the ground floor with a vision for the rebuild. A recent Special Meeting allowed for a deep dive into the city’s downtown revitalization plan, hearing ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Job seekers will break out their stylish power suits to check thousands of work opportunities around town – from the lowest entry level positions to the highest professional careers. Everyone is invited out, shake a hand, and hopefully, get the offer. Dr. Nosakhere Thomas with the Inland Empire Black Worker Center sees ...
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    As a young boy growing up in the high desert town of Palmdale in the early 1960s, Willie Daniels knew he wanted to fly airplanes. “I got the bug to fly back when I was About 5 or 6 years old. At the airshows, I would see these guys flying and jumping out and parachuting ...
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    Existing and aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners in San Bernardino are about to have a new resource available to help them launch and grow businesses, thanks to an innovative initiative developed by the City and California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). The newly created Entrepreneurial Resource Center (ERC), led by CSUSB’s Inland Empire Center for ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Churches everywhere saw a lot of turnover and downsizing through recent times, but folks that came in under the leadership of Pastor Dr. Robert L. Fairley have stayed for the long haul. Many came and remained from when he first took the helm of the pulpit, and the second time around back ...
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    California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced filing a comment letter that identifies serious legal issues concerning the proposed Airport Gateway Specific Plan in the Inland Empire Cities of Highland and San Bernardino. The Airport Gateway Specific Plan would streamline future development of up to 9.2 million square feet of new warehouses just north of the San Bernardino Airport. In his comment letter, ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Not just hundreds, more like multiple thousands will turn out for Juneteenth celebrations in the Inland Empire for free good times, outdoor activities for the kids — all while not forgetting the essentials for life – jobs, health, education and housing. Edwin Johnson said family fun is guaranteed, but he also wants ...