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What the future of education looks like

Yes, of course, Lawana Richmond is one of San Diego’s most passionate educators, however, she’s got something up her sleeve! The School Board From Foster care to Professor, Lawna knows first hand where and how education can lose its way, but most importantly, Lawana tells a different story of how education can transform when transformers

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Weekly with The GOV

Here it is SDMNEWS Readers… Gov. Gavin as we at SDMNEWS calls him… A weekly Column that speaks directly to the Black San Diego! On the Record with Governor Newsom: One Year of California for All By Governor Gavin Newsom There’s no state in America quite like California. In troubled times for the Nation, California

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What do They Want To KNOW? What Everyone Needs to Know About 2020

By law, the U.S. government is required to count the number of people living in the United States every 10 years. Getting an accurate count is important because census numbers impact daily life in the United States in many ways. For example, census data are often used to determine how much federal funding is allocated

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SWEET CALIFIA; CALIFORNIA

California Democratic Party Black Caucus Elects All Women to Board  By Manny Otiko | California Black Media You could feel the high level of energy in the room when the California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) made history this past weekend, electing four Black women to lead the organization.  “I am at a loss

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Kicking out the GIG

Sharecropping was a system of agriculture instituted in the American South during the period of Reconstruction after the Civil War. It essentially replaced the plantation system which had relied on slave labor and effectively created a new system of bondage. Under the system of sharecropping, a poor farmer who did not own land would work a plot belonging to

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