JaNell Gore

JaNell Gore Ja'Nell Gore, 18, is an incoming freshman at Bakersfield College. In addition to writing for South Kern Sol, Ja'Nell is involved with several clubs at her school. Ja'Nell enjoys writing and listening to spoken word.

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‘Everyone’s news is equal’: Local newspaper editor highlights black community in weekly publication

February 25, 2019 / By

James Luckey Jr. has been in the newspaper business for as long as he can remember.

‘Black Love Is Necessary’: Local woman empowers and educates black community through advocacy work

February 4, 2019 / By

Faheemah Salahud-Din lives to serve and empower the black community in Bakersfield with the hopes that one day her children — and every person of color — can live in a world where everyone is treated with respect and love.

Teachers association advocates for increase in teacher pay at KHSD board meeting

December 12, 2018 / By

Newly elected Kern High School District trustees Cynthia Brakeman and Janice Graves — both retired teachers — were sworn in at Monday’s board meeting — the same meeting the president of the Kern High School Teachers Association advocated for an increase in teachers’ pay.  

Q&A: New York Times writer Sonia Nazario talks about immigration and journalism

October 24, 2018 / By

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is currently an opinion writer with the New York Times. She won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for her six-part series “Enrique’s Journey,” which follows a Honduran boy immigrating to the United States, searching for his mother eleven years after she was forced to leave her family to find work in the U.S.

Report: At KHSD, suspensions down, but students feel more unsafe

September 22, 2018 / By
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While Kern High School District has made strides in driving down suspension and expulsion rates, more students say they are skipping days of school because they feel unsafe on campus, according to data released by the district during a community forum hosted at West High School Thursday.

Q&A: CRLA attorney Rebecca Buckley-Stein discusses school climate

September 18, 2018 / By
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Rebecca Buckley-Stein is an attorney with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA), which offers free legal services to low income or no income rural communities in California.

Mental Illness is not a Choice

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.

What it Means to be a Black Girl

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

 

It means dealing with ignorance every day till it seems as if you hear nothing else from people.

Q&A: Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin

June 4, 2018 / By and
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By Ja’Nell Gore

More than a year ago, Lyle Martin took the reigns of the Bakersfield Police Department.

In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern – Ja’Nell Gore “Rise in Black Excellence”

May 30, 2018 / By and
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We are happy to launch our newest edition of In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern… in this special edition we’ll be highlighting local youth storytellers who are using their voice to change the narrative of how decision makers see health in our community.