By Terry Turner , courtesy of Good News Network A North Carolina preacher was nominated for a top hero prize after he created a nutritional oasis in what had been a food desert.
By Ron Lindsey Broken lives and families are being woven together in West Oakland and throughout the Greater Bay Area thanks to a program tailored made for African American Families.
In a historic move, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (has funded the design phase of an African American Wellness Hub in Alameda County. The organization’s steering committee is working to maximize recovery, resilience [...]
Things were abuzz at Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church for a Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18. Over 30 AmeriCorps volunteers and former Peace Corps volunteers [...]
By Kevin D Sawyer San Quentin News Journalist This week’s 50th Anniversary of the National Football League’s Super Bowl game pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. This year also marks the 50th [...]
By Marvin X Jackmon Co-founder of BAMBD Leaders of the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor want: 1) Land placed in a trust not subject to gentrification and [...]
By Shefali Luthra , KHN News While the incidence of autism spectrum disorder has increased in recent years, what’s behind it remains relatively mysterious and even controversial. But a major study could shed new [...]
Speakers at January’s Post Salon examined what Oaklanders as a community can do to solve one of the largest crises facing the city: out-of-control rent increases and evictions that are driving families out of their [...]
Over a hundred community members crowded the city council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee meeting Tuesday to react a staff report on the feasibility and implementation strategy of a citywide impact fee proposal. <
“Contrary to the big promises, the proposed new coal terminal will not produce jobs for members of the community,” according to organizers of a community meeting to oppose building the West Oakland coal