Over 100 local residents barricaded the entrances to the Oakland Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Summit on Friday morning, March 18, demanding an end to development-driven displacement and that the city declare a housing [...]
The 7th annual Powerful Women of the Bay was held Friday, March 11 at the Wedgewood in Metropolitan Golf Links in Oakland, recognizing women achievers and their diverse array of contributions to their communities.
The fight to build affordable housing on a parcel of public land by Lake Merritt has once again turned into a tug-of-war between the East 12th St. neighborhood coalition with various community organizations’ support and [...]
Carol Lee Tolbert, an Oakland native, is the first and only African-American woman elected to public office in North Oakland. From 1993 to 1997, Tolbert served on the Oakland School Board, and from 2010 [...]
When Brittany started attending the Pyramid Business Systems Telecom Tech program at Laney College this fall, she saw an opportunity to build her skills and find a job in tech, a field she already [...]
The Justice Reinvestment Coalition of Alameda County will host a town hall summit Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Oakland Youth Center
The San Leandro City Council announced that for the second year in a row, up to 75 San Leandro homeowners are eligible to receive as much as $3,000 to help strengthen their homes in the [...]
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 [...]