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    By Dianne Anderson Issues of mental health and transformative justice connected community and professionals recently around staying engaged, and keeping calm despite life’s innumerable stressors. With her three decades serving in areas of Black health, Ernesta Wright said their last virtual town hall is one of several collaborative efforts looking at how to restore balance ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Housing and eviction cases piling up are keeping Tyler Press Sutherland, along with her dozens of attorneys busy, not showing signs of relief any time soon, or within the last two years since the pandemic. Attorneys at the Public Law Center handle seven different areas of law, including family law, immigration consumer ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Most people would think twice before reaching out to pull notorious archenemies, the Bloods, the Crips, the Insanes and the Rolling 20’s, all together for a day of hamburgers, hotdogs and three different jumpies. Admittedly, Rev. Dr. Gerald Johnson said it’s not the easiest population to deal with, but there’s not much ...
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    By Cherri Murphy Special to California Black Media To executives at Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, Postmates, and other gig companies: We are the workers who power the core of your businesses and we write in response to your recent comments on the Black Lives Matter movement. Your statements have included various platitudes about your commitment to racial justice and the ...
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    By Dr. Maulana Karenga As we contemplate various ways to celebrate Black History Month, we must ask ourselves how do we pay proper homage to this sacred narrative we know as Black History?  How do we think and talk about this, the oldest of human histories and about the fathers and mothers of humanity and ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Organizers of the annual Riverside Chapter NAACP are following in the spirit of their greatly missed president Waudier Rucker Hughes, paying tribute this month to a few of her favorite things. Under the themed mantra of Ms. Rucker Hughes, “Never Let it Rest… Until the Good is Better and the Better is ...
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    Cornel West, a prominent social critic, author, academic, political activist whose area of focus is the role of race, gender and class in America and author of 20 books, will speak at Cal State San Bernardino on Jan. 25. “An Evening with Dr. Cornel West” will feature the social critic talking about education, advocacy, social ...