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PRESS ROOM: Countdown to Commencement 2019: Long Beach State University Prepares for its Biggest Annual Events

LOS ANGELES SENTINEL — Long Beach State University’s 2019 Commencement season will celebrate more than 12,000 of its undergraduate and graduate students in a series of nine college-specific ceremonies on its campus, May 21 – May 24. […read more]

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Black Empowerment ‘At Last’ – or Last?

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   When Beyonce Knowles sang the Etta James song “At Last” at President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration, the song could have had several meanings.  At last we have an African American president?  At last, the muscle of the Black vote Read More


Class of 2013: Courage, Choice and Compassion.

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “Raise your eyes now, and look from the place where you are…for all the land that you see I will give to you.” Genesis 13: 14-15 University commencement season is a time of high hopes and great celebration. I Read More