By Cathy Cockrell, UC News In 1942 a young African American Ph.D., David Blackwell, interviewed for a teaching job in UC Berkeley’s math department. He got a job at Berkeley, but not for many years.
An initiative established in 2008 between former Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums’ office and Oakland Unified School District to recruit, support and retain the most outstanding teachers who reflect the diversity of Oakland’s children has reached [...]
The Port of Oakland Employees’ Scholarship Program awarded $35,000 in scholarships to 13 Oakland public high school students who are headed off to attend a four-year college, university, community college or vocational school to continue [...]
Gospel radio personality, preacher, and songwriter Michael Lewis believes in standing up for your rights. Born in Oakland, he grew up watching the Black Panthers take a stand against the injustices that Blacks were subjected [...]
Alongside students two or three times his age, 14-year-old King Burdett Jr. took home two certificates in microscopy at a Merritt College Microscopy Program graduation ceremony Friday night.“We learn about microscopes and how to make [...]
El Concilio – Council for the Spanish Speaking, announced this week that the new laptops donated by Comcast had arrived. Students graduating from El Concilio’s Comcast Digital Connectors course, a computer science and technology course [...]
By Terri Schlichenmeyer, The Bookworm Sez, LLC Your wallet is almost totally empty. The same goes for your checkbook. There were two credit card bills in yesterday’s mail, you owe your neighbor ten bucks, and [...]
Special to the Post: The Oakland Unified School District’s K-12 Science Fair celebrated future scientists May 21 at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland. Now in its I56th year, the event displays the [...]
Representing high schools from as far away as Pittsburgh and Pebble Beach, some 120 graduating high school students participated Tuesday night at the College Bound Brotherhood’s graduation celebration at the Kaiser Center in Oakland.
The office of Concerned Black Men on 1305 Franklin Street in Oakland was packed with community leaders, students and parents for the CBM Cares Mentoring Program launch party on Tuesday. CBM recently partnered with Montera [...]