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Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D., Introduces Bill to Recognize Juneteenth as Paid State Holiday

SACRAMENTO, CA— Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D., (D-La Mesa), is joined by Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) in introducing AB 1655, a bill that would recognize “Juneteenth,” or June 19th, as a paid state holiday. On June 19th, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger led troops into Galveston, Texas, to announce the end of the Civil […]

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RUSD Pushes Back Against Extremists, Affirming Ethnic Studies is Not Critical Race Theory

Breanna Reeves | Black Voice News Over the last few years, the phrase “Critical Race Theory” (CRT) has become a buzzword for politicians across the U.S. to target educational institutions that have employed an equity and inclusion curriculum. From school board meetings to higher learning institutions, CRT has been used as a tool to diminish […]

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Riverside and San Bernardino Superior Courts Suspend New Jury Trials Due to Omicron

Phyllis Kimber Wilcox | IE Voice Due to the  rise in  Omicron variant COVID-19  cases  all new jury trials in Riverside and San Bernardino Superior Courts are suspended. In a press statement on Wednesday January 5, San Bernardino Superior Court officials announced, “All new criminal jury trials have been suspended through January 27, 2022 and […]