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Unsung Heroes Honored by Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church

Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church and Pastor Dr. Rev. James Baylark recently honored local unsung heroes of the community during their Mountain Movers Banquet held at the Moreno Valley Civic Auditorium. Honorees were chosen in the categories of media, education, medicine, art, business, and religion. During the emotional program, Rev. Baylark stated it is important […]

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San Manuel Annual Pow Wow to Draw Hundreds of Native Artisans

From Montana to the Dakotas and Alaska to Canada, dancers, singers and artisans from across North America will travel to Southern California to celebrate their culture at San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ 18th Annual Pow Wow at California State University, San Bernardino. Honoring traditional music, dance, crafts and – of course! – food, the […]

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California Endowment Announces $50M Commitment to Sons & Brothers

By Bames Carter California Black Media Contributor In the wake of grim statistics and reports highlighting disparate outcomes for young African-American men and an attorney general’s report underscoring the link between elementary school truancy and crime, The California Endowment announced it will commit $50 million over the next seven years to help improve the health […]

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Reforming San Bernardino

This past Sunday afternoon on my way to my parents’ house for dinner, I decided to drive through downtown San Bernardino. It was my own impromptu experiment of sorts. I had just driven through downtown Riverside and watched as excited families walked from museum to museum as part of the city sponsored “First Sundays” art […]

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Recall Petitions Deadline Met

Triggers Recall Process of Two Yucca Valley Politicians By Samuel Williams, Jr. Rumor within the Yucca Valley political arena became reality for the city’s Mayor George Huntington and Councilman Robert E. Lombardo recently when members from the Morongo Basin Property Association (MBPA) met the deadline and submitted enough signatures to warrant a recall election. MBPA […]