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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

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Support The VOICE

Support The VOICE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We reached hundreds of thousands of people with our print and digital coverage last year. This year, our goal is to surpass 1 MILLION! As we look towards some new, ambitious and creative goals for 2017 — we are here with an ask...

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Too Close Too Home

Too Close Too Home

Last week a reader of this column sent me an email with the subject “R&R article ideas”. His message included several ideas I should consider for future Rants & Raves. The first idea on the list was one I didn’t even consider as a top priority. “After the...

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#NousSommesUnis

#NousSommesUnis

[vc_row full_width="" parallax="" parallax_image=""][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Two weeks ago I excitedly ordered a book I saw advertised on Goodreads, The Only Street in Paris – Life on the Rue des Martyrs primarily because its description reminded me...

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Jamil Dada

Jamil Dada

  Last week the Riverside Board of Supervisors renamed the Character Counts Award the Jamil Dada Character Counts Youth Award in honor of one of our most active, engaged, and best dressed community leaders (seriously, his ties and shirts always match his...

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Thanking Our Cops

Thanking Our Cops

Riverside Sheriff Stan Sniff invited me to be his guest at the 36th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Ceremony last week, an event designed to pay tribute to the women and men of the Western Riverside law enforcement community. I was happy I attended. Individuals...

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