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.
David Duong, founder of Oakland-based California Waste Solutions, is one of the most successful Vietnamese businessmen in the East Bay. His story began on April 30, 1975. Mr. Duong’s father owned a recycling company [...]
By Marvin X Jackmon Co-founder of BAMBD Leaders of the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor want: 1) Land placed in a trust not subject to gentrification and [...]
Villarosa Media, founded by a family with over 50 years of combined journalism and literary experience, is seeking to produce quality fiction and nonfiction books primarily by and about African Americans and the African diaspora.
African American churches from around the state from joined forces with Covered California over MLK Jr. Day weekend to reach the African American community with a message that health insurance is now a right that [...]
By Yara Simón, Remezcla.com The late Celia Cruz will now be honored with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. Cruz – who perhaps has one of the most recognizable versions of “Guantanamera”– got [...]