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Students get scholarships, acceptance letters at Black College Expo

LOS ANGELES — Students from Riverside, San Diego and Orange County made their way to the Los Angeles Convention Center Feb. 2 for the 20th annual Black College Expo. More than 15,000 high school students met with representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities including Ivy League schools and historically black colleges and universities Read More…

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Shannon Faulk leads Natural History Museum by example

EXPOSITION PARK — Organizing and leadership comes naturally to Shannon Faulk, the newly elected president of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County’s Board of Trustees. Faulk is the first African American to lead the Board of Trustees in its 104-year history, succeeding architect Sarah Meeker Jenson, who held the office since 2012 and Read More…

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SIMPLY JESSICA: Knatokie Ford leverages entertainment to advance STEM classes

Knatokie Ford was in an accident when she was a child that left her partially blind in her right eye. She became curious about how her eyes worked. In high school, she took AP Chemistry and AP Physics. She became engrossed in science with the help of great teachers. “I did different internships that helped Read More…