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Victory for Yokuts Valley

The old name of Squaw Valley (hereafter S-Valley) is out. The new name for the 93675 zip code is Yokuts Valley. On Nov. 18, the California Advisory Committee on Geographical Names (CACGN) voted 8-0 [...] Continue Reading

Beyond Racism and Resignations

Recent disclosures that Los Angeles City Council members and a union official racially denounced others compels us to deal with racism, colorism and anti-Blackness interwoven with classism for it [...] Continue Reading

Board of Supervisors Out of Touch

At the Oct. 11 meeting of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors (BOS), the supervisors showed how out of touch they are with the demographics of the county and seemingly out of touch with reality. [...] Continue Reading

50 Years of Ethnic Studies 2.0

The academic discipline of Africana/Black studies/ethnic studies discussed in a September 2022 Community Alliance article has again expanded. This expansion is now at the high school level. The [...] Continue Reading

The Woman King

While I was doing doctoral studies on the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its impact on African kingdoms in West Africa, it never crossed my mind that Hollywood would produce a film on this topic. [...] Continue Reading