Dr. Gonzalo Santos is a professor emeritus of sociology, faculty advisor of California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) United Now for Immigrant Rights, and lifelong activist.
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) was created in 1994 as a response to a better approach to teaching the “whole child,” as Dr.
Loving your hair is something that should come naturally yet embracing your natural beauty is something that many Black women struggle with due to society.
On Monday, the Lamont Public Utility District (LPUD) announced that they had received a major grant from the State Water Board in the amount of over $25 million.
Dr. Eddie R. Cole is an Associate Professor of Higher Education and Organizational Change at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the author of the critically acclaimed book The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom.
Olive Garrison is a Bakersfield history teacher who, according to students who attended Monday’s Kern High School District (KHSD) Board of Trustees meeting, has been receiving death threats after an interview with The New York Times was published.
The docu-series “Killing County” launched its first season earlier this month focusing on a string of killings from the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
On February 4, Community Interventions will be hosting a Black Healing Summit. This one-day event will focus on healing from community violence, incarceration, mental wellness, and anti-blackness experiences the community faces today.
The City Council’s 2023 appointments and nominations for Bakersfield’s committees started this January. Councilmember Ken Weir and Councilmember Patty Gray were not present and their appointments were not voted on.