A number of community leaders are speaking out in support of a new city department designed to decrease inequities and racial barriers in city policies and operations, such as housing, development contracts, employment, and education.
The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Program will host the second in a series of free workshops, the 2015 Model Built on Faith Capacity Building Series VIII.
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has recognized Ying Lee, former Berkeley City Councilmember and tireless social justice activist, as the 15th Assembly District’s Women’s History Month awardee.
A group of 17 South African teachers will come to McClymonds High School this Friday for an evening of music, performance, food, culture, and fun entitled “UBUNTU: South Africa Comes to Mack,” organized by the [...]
Local residents are organizing to attend the Wednesday, April 1 meeting of the Oakland Planning Commission to oppose the proposed sale of public land on East 12th Street across the roadway from Lake Merritt to [...]
The City of Hayward will honor four local women at the third “Hayward Honors Women” event on Thursday, March 26, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 777 B Street in Hayward.
By Min. Ron Linzie As I read the enlightening weekly columns of Richard Johnson from Folsom Prison, I am encouraged and emboldened to also write sermonettes echoing his relevant themes during my own street ministry [...]
Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, APC Governorship candidate for Delta State, Nigeria, accompanied by his wife Mrs. Rita Emerhor and entourage which included Tunde Okorodudu, DPCF State Secretary for Olorogun Otega Emerhor, and Chief Josiah Ntekume, were [...]
The Educational Coalition for Hispanics in Oakland (ECHO) and the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) on Saturday, March 28 will honor over 1,700 Latino Students who have maintained a Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of [...]