Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student who was detained Wednesday for the second time, shared this poem at Kern’s Truth Act Forum Monday.
Our administration has failed.
South Kern Sol, in partnership with Bakersfield College, hosted a concert Thursday, featuring East LA Band Las Cafeteras and local band Velorio.
The event focused on uplifting immigrant youth voices and empowered community members to use their voices to tackle social justice issues in their communities.
Friends, family, professors and many more community members came together Wednesday to honor a son, classmate, student and brother and to remember the impacts he had on those around him.
The Cesar E. Chavez Indoor Percussion Ensemble headed to Dayton, Ohio Tuesday to compete in the Winter Guard International Championships in Percussion Scholastic World Division — the highest division in the world for high school ensembles.
BY JAMES LUCKEY JR.
Publisher/Editor, Observer Group Newspapers of Southern Ca. Inc.
I spent the last 10 years watching Nipsey grow, not just through his music but through the relationships that were built as a result of our weekly local newspaper delivery, in and around South Central Los Angeles.
Ivory Iglesias has spent her last two summers working in the fields and saving every bit of money she can to afford to join Arvin High’s color guard team.