The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]
The Greenlining Institute was created 21 years ago to fight against the practice of denying economic opportunities to people of color. Continuing its mission, it is now going to transform and renovate the former Bank [...]
African Americans make up a disproportionate number of the estimated Americans without access to a healthcare and will experience the most problems when trying to get treatment at a hospital or clinic.
FOODSCO, the nation’s largest price-impact supermarket chain, opened its first store in East Oakland on Wednesday, becoming the first major supermarket in the community in more than 20 years.“We believe East Oakland will be a [...]
Inspired to continue to provide for the community, Dr. Charley Hames Jr., pastor of Beebe Memorial Cathedral presented Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) with a check last [...]
Beasley & Bates Accounting Services welcomes seniors over the age of 70 to take advantage of their free Tax Preparation Services for Seniors Program. With offices in Vallejo and Martinez, president Shontell Beasley works with [...]
Former Oakland A’s Pitcher Mike Norris is invested in promoting positive values and education. He released a new educational calendar that’s aimed at helping children learn subjects such as Math, Science, English, and Nutrition.
Touro University California (TUC), an independent, not-for-profit Jewish-sponsored graduate school located on Mare Island in Vallejo, recently announced the opening of its School of Nursing in August 2014.
President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th
Plans are underway for Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 21.This year, the event moves from the Vallejo waterfront to City Park, six blocks from downtown at 425 Alabama [...]