Isaac Kos-Read, chief of Communications and Public Affairs for the Oakland Unified School District, recently signed a $192,000-a-year-contract, extending his previous contract for two years. When he was hired last school, his salary was [...]
Courtesy of www.newschannel10 Claims that hundreds of immigrant women seeking asylum in Texas are being mistreated has one Amarillo, Texas woman worried about her mom. Cinthya Calderon is now joining the fight to [...]
Courtesy of TeleSur Anglo-Australian and Brazilian mining giants BHP-Billiton and Vale have agreed to pay $260 million through their Brazilian subsidiary Samarco for damages caused by an environmental catastrophe that polluted a river, leveled [...]
By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root The mayor of Minneapolis has called for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting Sunday of 24-year-old Jamar Clark, a Black man who witnesses say was [...]
A nivel nacional, los trabajadores de comida rápida, los cuidadores y los empleados de tiendas en cientos de ciudades de todo el país abandonaron sus puestos el martes exigiendo salario mínimo de $15 por hora [...]
By Carroll Fife The Oakland Alliance convened a meeting Saturday, Nov. 7 of over 100 people representing more than 30 organizations to plan for the 2016 Oakland elections.
Una reunión del Consejo de la Ciudad de Alameda se tornó violenta sobre una propuesta de moratoria en aumentos de alquiler la semana pasada. En la reunión del 4 de noviembre, que duró [...]
Lance Jackson, un consultor que gana $30.000 al mes, $ 360,000 al año contratado por el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Oakland, ha entrado en su segundo año de la escuela al frente del Departamento de [...]
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
The city of Oakland has long been considered the citadel for progressive civil rights and political movements involving activism for racial and social inclusion and equity.