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Jovon Dangerfield: an authentic artist and activist

February 1, 2023 / By
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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.

California Mandela Campaign launches to fight against solitary confinement

January 27, 2023 / By
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Immigrant Defense Advocates and other organizations launched their California Mandela Campaign to support the California Mandela Act and end solitary confinement in California. 

“Our Story” a musical highlighting Black history comes to Bakersfield

January 26, 2023 / By
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On February 6 “Our Story,” a musical focused on uplifting Black history, will be coming to Bakersfield at the Fox Theater. 

Kern County Board of Education approves CAAT petition despite community and legal counsel concerns

January 11, 2023 / By
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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

January 6, 2023 / By
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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. 

Historical changes are made on the Bakersfield City Council

December 23, 2022 / By
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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.