Being born Black in this country comes with certain challenges. Being born Black, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Intersex, Queer or Questioning (LGBTIQQ) in this country presents double challenges. One of the headliners for tonight’s “Generations: [...]
Courtesy of Rafu Noted artist and peace activist Iwao Lewis Suzuki passed away recently at the age of 95. “With more than 30 family, friends, and family of friends in attendance, we had [...]
San Leandro High School will be hosting its annual Black History Celebration, organized by the school’s Black Student Union, on Monday, Feb. 29 at the San Leandro High School Arts and Education Center, located at [...]
Casi un mes después de que el Ayuntamiento aprobó una resolución que designa el corredor de la calle 14 en el centro de Oakland como el Distrito Black Arts Movement Business “para resaltar, celebrar, preservar [...]
The Oakland Symphony performed the Notes from Vietnam with guest artist Van-Ánh (Vanessa) Vo, composer and virtuoso performer, who played several traditional instruments, the traditional zither known as a dan tranh and the single-stringed dan [...]
During Black History Month, Artist BlackSpit and the Oakland Post will commemorate fallen leaders, civil right activists, and other important African Americans. With a set of seven hand painted masterpieces, the artist will take [...]
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced that Academy Award–winning actor Morgan Freeman will be honored at the 43rd Annual Chaplin Award Gala held at Lincoln Center Monday, April 25.
Nearly a month after City Council passed a resolution designating the 14th Street corridor in downtown Oakland as the Black Arts Movement Business District “to highlight, celebrate, preserve and support the contributions of [...]
By Chanelle Bell Daniel Alexander Jones, a professor at Fordham University and a well known artist, is directing the August Wilson play “Gem of the Ocean,” at the Marin County Theatre Jan. 14-Feb.14.
The California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) is inviting all talented and motivated high school students to apply for admission to the 2016 summer session held from July 9 – August 5, 2016.