California

Series | Social Justice Tourism – Napa Valley, California

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At 48, my pallet has evolved from my younger days when the only crushed grapes my friends and I knew were the top-of-the-line wine Carlos Rossi and a motel that would leave the light on. Much has changed with me and Napa as well. Growing up near one of the worlds premier viticulture regions in the world, the epicenter of wine country seemed a world away from my East Bay home in Richmond, California.

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A Memorial for Pasadena’s Reginald (JR) Thomas

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There have been two street-side memorials in Pasadena recently held for young Black fathers killed by the Pasadena Police. One was on August 15th and the other was on September 30th. The first was held in Northwest Pasadena across from La Pintoresca Park just up from Washington Blvd. and the second was held on East Orange Grove Blvd. in-between the intersections of North Marengo Ave. and Garfield Ave.

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Tupac’s Enduring Influence on Style!

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Tupac was a fashion icon. On stage and in movies like Above the Rim and Juice, Tupac brought his style game and managed to influence fashion even after his death. When it comes to fashion and style it’s not so much about the name brand of clothing you’re wearing but more so about how you style it to fit your personality and Tupac always made sure to wear his clothes how he saw himself.

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