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OP-ED: Reagan said, “Republicans and Democrats should live up to the commandments King lived by.”

“Dr. King had awakened something strong and true, a sense that true justice must be colorblind, and that among white and Black Americans, as he put it, ‘Their destiny is tied up with our destiny, [...]
Christmas in Richmond volunteers helped serve food to guests at the Nevin Community Center on Christmas Day. Photos courtesy of Christmas in Richmond.

Annual Holiday Charity Event Brings Cheer to People in Need

After nine years of helping to bring holiday cheer to the less fortunate, volunteers and organizers of Christmas in Richmond rolled up their sleeves this holiday season to give back to the community. On Christmas [...]
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Inner City Theatre Presents August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running”

The community is invited to join Inner City Theater, Inc. as they bring another classic piece of American theater to life with their production of August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running”. It’s 1969, and change is [...]
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Stockton’s First Black Teacher, Mrs. Wilhelmina Henry, Turns 95

The Black Employees Association of Stockton Unified School District (BEAUSD) and the Aquarian Coalition will host activities to celebrate the 95th birthday of Wilhelmina Henry.   Henry was born January 20, 1920 in Columbia, South [...]
Left to right: Publisher Paul Cobb and Troy Williams hold up a Post edition of Cobb's visit with San Quentin News at the Post offices. Photos by Ashley Chambers.

Released from San Quentin, Troy Williams Builds a New Life in Video Production “A lot of the guys in there are not the same person that they were 20-plus years ago.”

Just two months after being released from San Quentin for model behavior, Troy Williams sits in the offices of The Post newspapers eager to share his story and spread a positive message to young men [...]
Protesters shut down the West Oakland BART station on Nov. 28 by chaining themselves together to a train. Photo from ABC7 News.

D.A. Goes After BART Shutdown Protesters for $70,000 Fine

A national petition has gathered over 7,000 signatures in less than a week, calling on BART to drop the charges against 14 African American “Black Lives Matter” protesters who are facing misdemeanors and as much [...]

City Council Calls Public Hearing to Protect Black and Latino Lives in Oakland

The Oakland City Council is calling a meeting in January to discuss the meaning of the Black Lives Matter movement for Oakland and what reforms the city must make to protect the human rights of [...]

OP-ED: Let Us Resolve to Be Forever Free “Cheers to a new year and another chance to get it right.” - Oprah Winfrey

I offer my New Year’s resolution – for Black America to be resolved to address the ills of the community. Let us finally confront the reality of unemployment and underemployment. Let us acknowledge the reality [...]