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Lee Wesley Gibson celebrated his 105th birthday with family and friends May 21. He is the father of three, grandfather of six, great-grandfather of 19, great-great-grandfather of 22 and the great-great-great-grandfather of three. Gibson is currently the oldest living Pullman Porters, according to records at the A. Phillip Randolph Museum in Chicago. President Barack Obama, Read More…

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Fifth-grade student Osiris Bell of Compton received a Schools That Can 2015 Robert F. Kennedy Urban Education Award May 18. While in third grade, the Laurel Street Elementary student used to struggle with reading and writing but he began to improve by showing determination along with the help of his teachers and parents, school officials Read More…

Cheers West Edition

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College student Briana Smith shared her experience of living in the foster care system during Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day May 20 with U.S. Rep. Karen Bass in Washington, D.C. The Los Angeles native, who currently attends Dillard University, joined more than 60 other foster youth alumni from across the nation who traveled to Capitol Read More…