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Editor’s Note: To celebrate Black History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Black leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.
Immigrant Defense Advocates and other organizations launched their California Mandela Campaign to support the California Mandela Act and end solitary confinement in California.
On February 6 “Our Story,” a musical focused on uplifting Black history, will be coming to Bakersfield at the Fox Theater.
Tuesday night Kern County Board of Education approved the Central for Arts and Technology (CAAT) petition to build a charter school with a memorandum of understanding (MOU).
‘This is a fight for truth as much as it is a fight for democracy’ Bakersfield residents remember January 6
On the second anniversary of the January 6th insurrection when people stormed the capitol Public Citizen organized events across the country to show that they had not forgotten what happened.
Manpreet Kaur and Andrae Gonzales have made history in Bakersfield. Kaur is now the first Sikh woman to serve on the Bakersfield City Council and Gonzales is the first Latino Vice Mayor of Bakersfield.
The Bakersfield Women’s conference is focused on equity and sisterhood as they prepare for their 2023 conference.
“Disrespected, irritated, angry, and unwanted,” is how Jordyn Davis explained feeling after being met with a hostile environment from professors at Bakersfield College.
Kern Public Health Department encourages the community to take preventative measures against Winter viruses
During the winter season, many people are starting to get sick and the public health department is seeing an influx of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and COVID-19.
DHF is asking the community to show support for two new Bakersfield College courses on the history of the UFW Movement
Two non-credit classes have been proposed by Oliver Rosales to the Bakersfield College Curriculum committee that will cover the history of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers (UFW) movement.