Oakland needs a “racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse teaching force that reflects” the students who attend the city’s schools, said Dr. Kimberly Mayfield Lynch, speaking on the “State of Education: Our Work to Increase Successful [...]
Well-known Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris, who has gained a national reputation for representing, victims of police abuse, spoke recently to local students and educators about the persistent and systemic injustices that young Black [...]
By Barbara Fluhrer East Oakland Leadership Academy students and faculty attended a concert last Saturday evening at Holy Names University’s Regents Theatre featuring internationally renowned pianist Terrence Wilson.The day before the concert, the students had [...]
The 100 Black Men Community Day Charter School in East Oakland announced it will close its doors on Jan. 24 after only being opened for 18 monthsAt the beginning of current school year, the school [...]
More than 800 students from the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) crowded into the Oracle Arena on Sunday at the Raiders last home game of the 2013 season.
The Oakland Alliance of Black Educators, in partnership with Great Oakland Public Schools, will host the discussion, “School Options for African American Families”, with Advocate Dr. Howard Fuller, December 14th from 1pm – 4pm.
The California Milk Processor Board, creators of GOT MILK?, partnered with the Oakland Unified School District to execute the high school breakfast challenge in the area, encouraging students to start the day off right with [...]
Head Coach Jayce Goree of Oakland High School on Tuesday was presented with the Oakland Raiders “Coach of the Week” after his Wildcats defeated Oakland Tech 14-12, improving record to 3-5.
Celebrating the excellence of 21 African American students who achieved 100 percent on the California Standards Test (CST), the Oakland Unified School District Office of African American Male Achievement (AAMA) held its 4th annual Perfect [...]
In an ongoing commitment to the community, the Oakland Raiders have developed another innovative program to benefit local students. The program, named First & Goal Kids, kicked off with the 2013 home opener against the [...]