As the old Bay Bridge closed and construction teams worked over Labor Day weekend to prepare for the opening of the new span, a number of teenagers were among those who worked tirelessly to help [...]
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), an advocate for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is taking every opportunity to educate the community on how this health reform will benefit families across the nation.
Often called the “scarf lady,” entrepreneur Pherrillia LeBleu started creating infinity scarves three years ago, styling them in multiple ways to complement a woman’s fashion. She sells her Le Bleu’s Circle Scarves in different colors, [...]
Effie, “Medea,” Williams recently celebrated her 104th birthday. Born in Louisiana on August 11, 1909, she has been a Berkeley resident and a member of the North Oakland Baptist Church for over 60 years.
For entrepreneur Kenneth Phillips, starting his own business was a lifelong dream, and the Bay Area native found his niche in the recycling industry. Specializing in electronic waste disposal, Automatic Recycling Solutions in Berkeley collects [...]
When her counselor first told her about Berkeley Youth Alternatives, a non-profit organization that supports underserved youth, Tamisha Bradley wasn’t interested. Having lived in three different foster homes, Bradley, a student at Berkeley High School [...]
Univision Television Network, a Spanish based network, was rated number one for the fourth consecutive week. With 1.8 million viewers under the age of 50, Univision has topped to NBC, CBS, and FOX who all [...]
BlackSpit, a native of Washington, D.C, is a graduate of North Carolina A&T where he obtained a degree in Arts and Communications. He now uses his love for the arts to communicate thought-provoking messages in [...]
If Trayvon Martin were not a young Black male, he would be alive today. Despite the verdict, it’s clear that George Zimmerman would never have confronted a young white man wearing a hoodie.He would, at [...]
Trayvoning By: Brea Hammonds Social Media has become the go to place for the latest news and the most popular trends. With the invention of Instagram, where users upload pictures with funny captions, commonly referred [...]