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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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.

Why are black people stereotyped? Because y’all allow us to be

April 19, 2018 / By and
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BY:  Ja’Nell Gore

Why is every black woman so ‘angry’? Why is every black man ‘in a gang’?

A forgotten history: why doesn’t my school place a greater emphasis on Black History Month?

March 5, 2018 / By

By Ja’Nell Gore

Every year, some local high schools have assemblies recognizing Cinco de Mayo — a holiday largely ignored in Mexico, but held up in America as a day to celebrate Mexican culture with piñatas, tacos and a lot of alcohol.

‘Migrant Stories’ documentary can teach teens about immigrant struggle

January 3, 2018 / By

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Ja’Nell Gore

Daisy Tafoya was a victim of cartel violence.

The 20-year-old Mexican national had been drugged, threatened, and held captive after witnessing a murder, her family members said.