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Stockton Town Hall Meeting to Address Educational Achievement Gap

The Black Community Crusade (BCC) will hold its monthly town hall meeting at the New Missionary Baptist Church, 1439 Michael Ave on April 24 from 6-8pm to discuss the city’s educational achievement gap.The BCC advocates [...]
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PUEBLO Proposes Public Commission to Oversee Police Department

Local police accountability activists have begun a campaign to place a measure on the November ballot to create a Public Safety Oversight Commission, which would have the authority to monitor, audit and determine the policies [...]
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Marin County’s Climate Action Plan Meets

By popular demand, a second meeting about Marin County’s Climate Action Plan has been added by the County Community Development Agency (CDA) staff.In addition to the meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the [...]
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Greenlining Institute Hosts 21st Economic Summit, Empowering a New Nation

The Greenlining Institute hosted its 21st annual economic summit in Oakland this past weekend, themed “21st Century Majority: Empowering a New Nation.” Founded in 1993, The Greenlining Institute fights redlining – the illegal practice of [...]
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Mavs Stay Alive in Playoff Race With Win Over Clippers

The Clippers have already clinched a playoff berth and secured the third spot in the Western Conference standings. The Dallas Mavericks are still in a fight but gave themselves some breathing room after defeating Los [...]
L to R, from top- Treva Reid, Brigitte Cook, Iris Merriouns, Nyeisha DeWitt, Katherine Jolly, Pamela Calloway, Shereda Nosakhare, Maïsha Everhart, Julie M. Waters, and Aisha Brown. Photo by Ashley Chambers

Bay Area Women Leading Behind the Scenes in Politics

The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]