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 [...]
The Veteran Resource Program (VRP) in Richmond has received a $12,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation. The VRP helps veterans with housing, benefits, education and employment. Earlier this year, a proposal was submitted [...]
I approach 2015 with mixed emotions but remain hopeful. Our economy is improving from the collapse of 2008. Our stock market has rebounded, employment rates are on the rise – yet the issue of racial [...]
Dr. Craig A. Dossman and First Lady Mickey R. Dossman will be installed as the new spiritual leaders of Wings of Love Marantha Ministries on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015 at 11 a.m.The guest speaker will [...]
Smiles and laughter filled the Westside Club at the Oakland Coliseum at the Christmas party sponsored by Council Member Desley Brooks and Sports Agent Aaron Goodwin.
A town hall meeting seeking solutions to the “strained relations between law enforcement and our communities” was held Wednesday night, hosted by Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson and Black Elected Officials and Faith Based Leaders [...]
During this wonderful Christmas season, I would like to offer my Christmas wish list for Black America. Love – my first wish. It is so easy to become so commonly acquainted with the word love [...]
Jimmy Pendergrass, a retired Stockton Police Department employee, who was hit while crossing the street on his way to work died Tuesday, December 23nd. He was 70 years old.
Raiders offensive tackle Menelik Watson donated his week 16 game check, which equates to a gross amount of more than $36,000, to a sick 4-year old girl and her family. Touchdown Dreams, a program founded [...]
The First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME) in Oakland hosted its “Christmas of Caring” celebration last weekend for 75 invited homeless community members. “FAME Oakland is attempting to be intentional and generous during our Christmas [...]