A year ago, the Oakland Unified School District entered an agreement with federal civil rights officials to reduce the number of suspensions of African-American students in Oakland schools and eradicate bias in discipline.
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) is an organization that works to inspire social change by providing media artists with the education and technology to produce quality stories.
In the book, “Pryor Lives!: Kiss My Rich, Happy Black…Ass!”, Cecil Brown tells the story of a mega-popular counterculture icon, from the perspective of someone he personally knew.
Students at Tennyson High School in Hayward unveiled a new hydration station that would ensure access to filtered water on campus and prevent dehydration among students.
By Barbara Grady Stating it is already at work to revamp teacher evaluation processes along with several other changes, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) this week responded to the county Civil Grand Jury complaints [...]
By Mieasha Harris Continuing to make an impact on the lives of young women, Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa County (Girls Inc. WCCC) is set to resume the College Bound Girls program on Saturday, [...]
In the historical Freedom Rides of 1961 that challenged the status quo of Jim Crow segregation laws in the South, John Charles Taylor Jr. was one of the few students from the Bay Area who [...]
On Wednesday, thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial as President Barack Obama delivered a speech at the “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
By Gerald Lenoir On Aug. 28, 1963, at 15 years old, I watched the television screen intently as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom unfolded. With over 250,000 people assembled, it was, at [...]
Every morning at about 7:00 a.m. parents drop off their preschoolers at the Early Learning Center at Contra Costa College (CCC). They begin their day in the Enhancement Room, a classroom filled with toys designed [...]