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Girls seek opportunities at empowerment conference

By Vicky Nguyen Contributing Writer MONTEREY PARK — At 13, Genesis Holmes isn’t sure what she wants to be when she grows up. She wants to become a singer, a brain surgeon or work in sports medicine. Holmes was one of an estimated 400 girls ages 11-18 who attended the “I Matter” Girl Empowerment Conference Read More…

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Cal State Dominguez Hills backs director of Dymally Institute

CARSON — Professor and author Anthony Samad is still scheduled to begin his term as executive director of the Mervyn M. Dymally African American Political & Economic Institute at Cal State Dominguez Hills in February despite a concerted effort by some civil rights activists to have Samad removed from the position before he began. University Read More…