Jazz Saturday’s at the 57th Street Gallery

Last Saturday Arnita Calloway hosted “Jazz Saturday’s” at the 57th Street Gallery located on the corner of 57th Street and Telegraph Avenue. The crowd enjoyed standard jazz tunes by Bill Crossman on piano, Al LaZard [...]

RNC Chairman Michael Steele

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele issued the following statement and released a web video to honor the month long observance of Black History Month. The web video, entitled “Pioneers Who Have Paved The [...]

Ark House Victorious in San Francisco

By Jesse Brooks With a threat of eviction looming, San Francisco’s Ark House, the first ever transitional living facility specifically targeting youth that are homeless by abandonment from family support, because of their sexuality, came [...]

Haiti And Dry Bones

By Dion Evans, Religion Editor On Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Word Assembly Church in Downtown Oakland a service was held to raise awareness and funds to address the overwhelming needs in the country of [...]

The Rise and Fall of Club Nouveau

By Lee Hildebrand The last time I visited Jay King in Sacramento, he was sitting behind a deck in his office chastising a Warner Bros. Records executive over the phone. It was March of 1987, [...]

Berkeley Public Housing Tenants Demand Resignations

By Lynda Carson Public housing and Section 8 tenants appeared at the January 19, Berkeley City Council meeting to protest and speak out against alleged illegal activities of the Berkeley Housing Authority (BHA), and it’s [...]

Authors Speak Out About Marcus Books

By Terry MacMillan Novelist “Black bookstores are becoming extinct.  Marcus Books is the oldest of them all.  Fifty years is a long time to serve as a cultural vessel and venue for not just a [...]