By Ryan Hagen | Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: January 15, 2018 at 10:25 am | UPDATED: January 15, 2018 at 1:51 pm Inland residents paused on the holiday, Monday, Jan. 15, to salute the memory and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. From San Jacinto and Murrieta to Riverside and Redlands, participants walked miles, listened to speeches and
By Paulette Brown-Hinds, PhD | The Voice Photos by the Voice December 3, 2017 Over one hundred friends and community leaders gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of Inland Southern California icon Dr. Lulamae Clemons. I revisited an article I published after I interviewed her four years ago…she’s a remarkable woman
By Ryan Hagen Photo by Stan Lim The Press-Enterprise October 23, 2017 An enthusiastic crowd kicked off public fundraising Monday, Oct. 23, for an Inland Empire civil rights institute in Riverside. Some were men, some were women. Some were white, some were black, some were Latino and some were Asian-American.
By Ryan Hagen The Press-Enterprise Riverside is a step closer to 72 new affordable housing units, new Fair Housing Council of Riverside County offices and a Civil Rights Institute. The development, on 1.47 acres in the 3900 block of Mission Inn Avenue, is set to cost more than $35 million
By Ryan Hagen Press-Enterprise Photo by Kurt Miller RIVERSIDE – Hazel Hawkins Russell, the first African American teacher in Riverside Unified, died Friday. She was 93. Click here for full article.
By Alicia Robinson The Press-Enterprise Photo: City of Riverside Created by architects at Johnson Favaro, Riverside’s proposed new Main Library would be a two-story, 35,000-square-foot, building that would be elevated on a 30-foot pedestal to create a plaza and pedestrian walkway underneath. Click here for full article
Moreno Valley College is investing in your success. Your first year of college is free. Apply now! The Moreno Valley College Promise is a commitment to help students complete their associate degree requirements, transfer requirements, and/or workforce certificate requirements in a timely and efficient manner. Click here for more Information.
The Riverside African-American Historical Society, Inc. (RAAHS) would like to congratulate our former President and current Vice President, Rose Mayes, for receiving the Griot Award from the NAACP – Riverside Branch. The Griot Award recognizes individuals who help preserve and record the history of African-American culture and heritage in the
The National Museum of African American History And Culture Is Six Months Old And Killing The Museum Game!
By Paula Rogo Essence Photo By Monica Morgan/WireImage The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture celebrated its six-month anniversary Friday, and the achievements from its inaugural half-year have been groundbreaking Click here for full article
By Teresa Watanabe Los Angeles Times Photo by Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times UC Riverside ranks among the nation’s best universities in promoting African American student success, a new study has found. Click here for full article