Posts Tagged as "State of Black Long Beach"

Long Beach Fashion Show Celebrates Black Diversity

Dec. 21, 2015 / By
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The S.H.A.D.E.S. Fashion Affair at Long Beach City College held an evening of interactive education of black culture and fashion from from all over the world.

Celebrating MLK Day

Jan. 17, 2015 / By
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Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” — Martin Luther King, Jr...

How Music Is Fueling The #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Dec. 19, 2014 / By
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Local and national music is inspiring young people of color to push for #BlackLivesMatter.

Keep Out Of My Kinks!

Jul. 24, 2014 / By
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The pressure on a Black woman to follow widely accepted beauty norms and standards in America is real...

Black History Month: A Conversation With Local Unsung Civil Rights Heroes

Feb. 8, 2014 / By
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As a young African American woman, February is an especially important month to me. Because of the consequences of slavery, I do not know much of my own family history...

Making Local Control Funding Work for Young Men of Color

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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In November, the California Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color held a hearing to discuss design of new school system accountability standards, and how they must include measuring outcomes for boys and young men of color...

NewsLongBeach: The State of Black Long Beach

Nov. 10, 2013 / By
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Produced by Ben Novotny

Last February, an all day forum was organized by the African American convening committee to discuss the state of black long beach...