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Black Music Month

Ray Charles’s America There are voices that are just simply iconic, Charles had one of them. Ray Charles was one of those iconic voices that no matter what he sang, his soulful rendition would vibrate in our souls forever. This Black Music Month the editor picks “America the Beautiful” as the song of this June

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Circuits made from Melanin

The dark brown melanin pigment, eumelanin, colors hair and eyes and protects our skin from sun damage. It has also long been known to conduct electricity, but too little for any useful application – until now. In a landmark study published in Frontiers in Chemistry, Italian researchers subtly modified the structure of eumelanin by heating it

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A School Doesn’t Teach

A NO racist ZONE for Black Children, what can San Diego learn from Chicago? Speaking of a new normal, before schools shuttered during the pandemic, Ayaana Johnson worried every time she dropped her daughters off at school. Johnson, a Black woman, says racism is rampant in her predominantly white Georgia town. At her daughters’ school,

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So why would I call Bishop George D. Mckinney, The Gospel Sophisticate? Being raised COGIC, as my parents adopted St. Stephens as our family’s faith base, St. Stephens was a platform for creatives before there was such a thing. To put it plainly in my opinion; the greatest San Diego entrepreneurs, choirs, and singers came

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The Guardians of the Community

San Diego Guardian’s power-forward Iso Kane, visits Rady’s patient Anthony Nunez and his brother Joseph Nunez upon Anthony’s return home. After 11 surgeries in 13 years, Anthony was ready for some hoop downtime. Anthony’s love for basketball was energized with a wonderful hoop visit by Iso Kane who wanted to show off his moves but

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