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image2023 California Rosa Parks Day - Transit Equity Day
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Honoring the lifetime of service of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, we align with the movement for affordable, accessible public transportation - for everyone....
Posted: Sat, Jan 28, 2023 8:47am PST
image2022 CA State Capitol Kwanzaa will build upon a ‘Quintessential 21st Century Partnership’
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Our "California Grown" Pan African Global Holiday, created by Dr. Maulana Karenga here in the California Sunshine reflecting deeply on a global Pan African community, over half a century later... Habari Gani?...
Posted: Tue, Dec 13, 2022 2:37pm PST
imageWreaths Across America “Remember, Honor, Teach” - California Pioneers of African Descent
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
“Remember, Honor and Teach” includes the 1848 Historic Towns of Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar - Gold Mining District...
Posted: Fri, Dec 9, 2022 10:20am PST
textWe Can Do So Much More on Student Loan Forgiveness by India Walton and Sam Rosenthal
Education should be free...
Posted: Wed, Aug 24, 2022 5:59pm PDT
imageCelebrate International Day for People of African Descent
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Discover California Pioneers of African Descent (1849-1875) as part of United Nations International Day for People of African Descent....
Posted: Fri, Aug 12, 2022 7:24am PDT
imageAB 1655 - California Juneteenth Holiday Bill, "Official" vs. "Optional"
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The State of California Legislature is considering Assembly Bill 1655, amended several times, yet still "official" vs. "optional" is the salient consideration. Governor Newsom can help align California Law with Federal Law or sign a separate and unequal "California Grown" construct without consideration for our unique "California Journey from Slavery to Freedom." Nearly 2,000 United States Colored Troops served from California in the bloody and costly US Civil War. USCT were reportedly par...
Posted: Mon, Jul 25, 2022 9:58am PDT
imageAB 1655 - California Juneteenth Bill aligns well with “Good News” From Vatican City
by Reprint - Michael Harris
US President Biden’s Equity Proclamation, Executive Order #13985 arrives in San Francisco, California soon. Good news from Vatican City begins toward the ultimate goal to galvanize a global engagement with the Catholic Church to achieve reparatory justice comes to San Francisco July 26-29, 2022....
Posted: Tue, Jul 19, 2022 1:22pm PDT
imageJuneteenth is an official paid holiday in California’s largest City
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
With the concurrence of the Los Angeles City Council by resolution, Juneteenth shall be treated as a legal holiday for City employees, and I hereby request that the City Administrative Officer take immediate steps to implement Juneteenth as a permanent legal holiday for City employees, to be observed annually on June 19th....
Posted: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 4:34am PDT
imageJuly 2022 - Existing California Juneteenth “Optional” Holiday Observance
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Restoring the Past: California Pioneers of African Descent both free and enslaved throughout California deserve an official paid holiday through and amended AB 1655 in alignment with our Juneteenth Federal Holiday established June 2021, nearly 20 years after AB 1749 became law....
Posted: Fri, Jul 8, 2022 9:54pm PDT
textHow Foster Care Affects Outcomes in Adulthood by SSU 's Investigative Sociology Spring 2022
Megan Lucas, Romelly Rivera, Leticia Martinez, Zakayya Nichols, Jocelyn McMillan, Valdemar Arreola, Arlette Martinez An insight into the Affects of Foster as outlined by SSU's Investigative Sociology Spring 2022 Class. It provides in depth interviews of people who work with the Foster Care system and research on abuse of Foster Children....
Posted: Sat, May 14, 2022 10:38pm PDT
imageChallenging Colonialism s01e04 Indian Boarding Schools: Colonialism through Education
by Martin Rizzo-Martinez & Daniel Stonebloom
This episode of Challenging Colonialism examines the history of the Indian Boarding Schools that impacted thousands of Indigenous Californian children, specifically focusing on Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, Stewart Indian School in Reno, and Saint Boniface Indian School in Banning. Duration: 1 hr 1 min 30 sec...
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2022 3:08pm PDT
textEducational Inequality within Low Income Communities by Axel Garcia
The focus here is on the unequal distribution of public school funding which in turn affects low-income communities....
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 11:31pm PDT
imageBuilding towards 2022 Cesar Chavez Day - UC Davis Aggie Square Community Celebration
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
In 1942, Cesar Chavez graduated from the eight grade, skipped high school to provide for his family after his father was injured in a tragic accident. After a few years working in the fields, Cesar joined the U.S. Navy in 1946 and honorably served America with a two-year tour of duty. In 1948, he married Nelen Fabela and settled in Delano, and the rest is history....
Posted: Thu, Mar 3, 2022 11:20am PST
imageTexas official tells “terrified” educators to teach “opposing views” on the Holocaust
by Tony Jackson, Andrea Peters (WSWS repost)
In an expression of the far-right atmosphere coursing through Texas schools, the director of curriculum in one district indicates that educators must teach “both sides” of the Holocaust or risk their jobs....
Posted: Fri, Oct 22, 2021 11:44am PDT
imageZionism, Israel & The Firing Of UK University of Bristol Sociologist David Miller
by Labor Video Project
David Miller a sociologist at the University of Bristol in the UK raised issues about the role of Israel and the Zionists and he was targeted by Zionists for removal. Under their new policy criticism of Israel and Zionism is "anti-semitic". He was fired on October 1, 2021 by the university for supposed anti-semitism....
Posted: Wed, Oct 6, 2021 5:44pm PDT
imageCalifornia Admisson Day - Examining the impacts of Manifest Destiny
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today, we prepare a way towoard systemic ressurection, a rebirth of California Admission Day Celebrations, worthy of our collective efforts coming together toward, forming a more perfect union: honest, courageous and bold....
Posted: Sat, Sep 18, 2021 6:30am PDT
textBiden doubles down on reopening schools as child COVID-19 cases surge by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
By insisting on full reopening of schools in the midst of a deadly pandemic, the US president will be responsible for countless deaths of students, teachers and their families....
Posted: Fri, Sep 10, 2021 10:00am PDT
image2021 National Black Agriculture Breakfast Forum
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
A 21st Century notion may help increase the current reality of @ 1% of United State Agriculture Producers of African Descent in both Urban Agriculture and Rural Agriculture Agribusiness...
Posted: Wed, Sep 8, 2021 8:45am PDT
textCalifornia school reopenings have already caused thousands of COVID-19 infections by Brian Gene (WSWS repost)
Less than two weeks after the full reopening of California public schools, thousands of students and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 and tens of thousands have gone into quarantine....
Posted: Fri, Aug 27, 2021 7:36am PDT
imageHawaiian Royal Family recognized at 2021 California Admission Day
by Peter T. Young
2021 California Admission Day, we seek authentic voices from diverse communities impacted by the 1850 Compromise by the US Congress, establishing California as a State. Hawaiians under King Kamehameha III, helped settle Sacramento and few seem to know, yet....
Posted: Sun, Aug 22, 2021 6:01pm PDT
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