By Sarah Hillenbrand, Lawrence Hall of Science News When Josh Miele was growing up, he wanted to be a physicist. But a family friend said, “He can’t be a physicist because physicists write on [...]
In the wake of a racist, violent threat and a one-day walkout by most of the student body at Berkeley High School (BHS), the school’s Black Student Union is demanding that the school board and [...]
Courtesy of the Richmond Standard A Richmond baseball academy is raising funds to send local youth on an all-expense trip to Havana, Cuba next spring. This past weekend, more than 80 kids ages [...]
By Nikolas Zelinski A 65-day moratorium on rent increases and evictions recently passed by the Alameda City Council will not be enough to curb a housing market crisis, according to the Alameda Renters Coalition [...]
Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.
Dorothy Johnson-Speight (right), the National Director of Mothers in Charge, spoke to the congregation of St. Columba Church in Berkeley at the church’s Saints Day Service on Nov. 1. Mothers in Charge is a [...]
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
Tensions remain high at Berkeley High School in the wake of a student walkout sparked by the discovery of a written message in the school library threatening to lynch Black students.
Yuvette Henderson’s family, represented by civil rights attorney Dan Siegel, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Emeryville and two police officers responsible for the death of Henderson. <