A group of nearly 200 young Black men stood before family, friends, and the community ready to embark on their next journey in life on June 9 at the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation at the [...]
To be or not to be, is that really a question? With compassion, humor and love, you can see the beauty in the little things, including yourself.
Local school activists are questioning Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to appoint David Silver as a chief policy advisor on education, criticizing her for paying for the position with money donated by non-profits that have a [...]
Several members of the Oakland Board of Education are balking at a proposal of the Oakland Unified School District administration to place a charter high school on the same campus as Westlake Middle School, leading [...]
Several local Latino organizations filed a complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Civil Rights against the Oakland Unified School District for failing to provide adequate education to English Language Learner students.
Last month at the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, a historically Black college, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly about the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome continuing discrimination by staying [...]
About 150 family, friends, neighbors and community supporters celebrated at the second annual Rising Stars “All Stars” Youth Leadership Gala, hosted by Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), at the Northbrae Community Church in Berkeley on [...]
Black student activists at UC Berkeley, looking back on the school year that just ended, are saying they have accomplished many things, but have much more work to do.
Despite vocal opposition of some community residents, the Oakland Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to demolish Marcus Foster School in West Oakland and build an industrial-style kitchen to provide healthy meals to [...]
By Joanna Hernandez, Richmond High School Esmeralda Echavarria, a Richmond High School sophomore, has been offered the opportunity to travel to Brown University in Rhode Island for a scholarship this summer for having straight [...]