By Congresswoman Barbara Lee An article in the recent Post Newspaper, “Oakland is Losing Its Racial, Age and Economic Diversity,” highlights the growing crisis of income inequality in our communities and our country.
A group of nearly 200 young Black men stood before family, friends, and the community ready to embark on their next journey in life on June 9 at the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation at the [...]
Local school activists are questioning Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to appoint David Silver as a chief policy advisor on education, criticizing her for paying for the position with money donated by non-profits that have a [...]
A group of tenants are resisting a landlord’s ongoing attempts to kick them out of their apartments, just a few blocks away from the site of the new luxury high-rise tower that will be built [...]
Several members of the Oakland Board of Education are balking at a proposal of the Oakland Unified School District administration to place a charter high school on the same campus as Westlake Middle School, leading [...]
Several local Latino organizations filed a complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Civil Rights against the Oakland Unified School District for failing to provide adequate education to English Language Learner students.
The Oakland City Council voted Wednesday night to go ahead with the hotly contested sale of a one-acre parcel of public land to a local developer and his out-of-state partner to build a luxury apartment [...]
By Post Staff and news reports President Barack Obama responded Thursday to killings at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina. “Any death of this sort is a tragedy, [...]
“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labor.” Ecclesiastes 4:9 (KJV) “And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” [...]
By Richard Johnson, Folsom Prison Those in prison are often ignored, dismissed and considered nonessential. We can find a number of reasons why this happens, and even some to support it.