By Marvin X, BAMBD Co-Founder After the Oakland City Council made official the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor several months ago, not much has happened. The requested Universal [...]
By Cat Brooks Black women carry so much. We tend to our homes and our children. We work long hours and multiple jobs to keep the lights on. We ensure our husbands and lovers [...]
Amidst the quickly changing face of Oakland and its deeply rooted culture we see the emergence of a unique in depth portrayal of the Town and the many different people who live here. “Clouds The [...]
BWOPA/TILE will honor six dynamic women under the age of 40 at its inaugural HerStory Empowers Awards ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland.
The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra departed on its 11-day Cuba Tour earlier this week. The 57 youth orchestra members will give concerts in Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, and Havana.
As a child growing up in the Haight Ashbury – Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco, one of the many parents that would fascinate me was a local artist – Eugene E. White. &
While parades and festivals mark the Juneteenth holiday in San Francisco, Berkeley, Vallejo and Tracy, Omnira Institute’s 9th annual Juneteenth observation in Oakland focuses on prayer and remembrance.
KPFA SUMMER CRAFTS FAIR will take place on June 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Craneway Pavilion on the Richmond Waterfront.
The San Francisco Black Film Festival XVIII will celebrates its opening night Thursday, June 16, 6 p.m. at San Francisco State University School of Cinema’s August Coppola with a screening of the international love [...]
By Brandon Reeves Ranzel Merritt is trying to change the world in a positive way through music. Merritt, who is from Oakland, is an upcoming artist and philanthropist who plays the saxophone, is [...]