Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, according to a new report. The study released in the journal Crime & Delinquency analyzed [...]
The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will again perform in concert Sunday, January 19 at 10 a.m. at The Church by the Side of the Road at 2108 Russell Street in Berkeley.The program features li [...]
By UC Berkeley News Janet Yellen, a professor emeritus at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a trailblazer for women economists in academia, will become the 15th chair of the Federal Reserve Board of [...]
By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley Susan F. Rasky, an award-winning Congressional reporter who returned to her native California to teach at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism for more than two decades, died Sunday (Dec. [...]
By Ned MacKay If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get more fresh air and exercise in 2014, your East Bay Regional Park District stands ready to help.
“Sweetie Pie, you in business!” Those were the words Cynthia Foreman heard from one of her mentors Lonnie Bates after he sold out of 100 of her sweet potato and pecan pies in 15 minutes.
On Saturday, December 14th, in conjunction with Blaqline Ent, Comedian Paul Mooney will host his annual charity toy giveaway at the Black Repertory Group’s Birel L. Vaughn Theater, 3201 Adeline St, Berkeley from 10am to [...]
Funds for workforce training are now available from the Employment Training Panel (ETP). The funds originate through employer contributions into the Unemployment Insurance Fund, and are intended to address the training needs of private, for-profit [...]
While the number of African American students being accepted at UC Berkeley hasn’t declined, the number of students choosing to enroll has; recent reports show in 2006 – 2010, nearly 58% of Black students admitted [...]
By Andrew Cohen The Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at Berkeley Law has submitted an amicus brief in support of a federal case against the National Security Agency (NSA).Represented by the Electronic Frontier [...]