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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 [...]
Rhonda Harris

Richmond’s Veteran Resource Program Receives $12,000 Home Depot Grant

  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 [...]
Speakers lined up at two microphones Wednesday to express their views at the town hall meeting orgnaized by Black Elected Officials and Faith Based Leaders of the East Bay. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Town Hall Meeting Seeks Solutions to Police Impunity

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 [...]
Ava Urrea, 4.

Raiders Menelik Watson Donates Game Check to Sick 4-year-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 [...]