Imagine being beaten by your father so severely that you have to spend two weeks in the hospital recovering. That was the story told by Tavis Smiley at the age of 12 when his father [...]
Race – more than any other demographic factor – determines levels of individual educational achievement, health and life expectancy, possibility of incarceration, and wealth in the United States.
Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
The San Leandro Public Library is holding an afternoon of traditional and period Celtic music on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The performance will take place at the Main Library at [...]
Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), a nonprofit network of educators, families and community leaders, has endorsed four candidates for the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education in the November 4th general election.
Looking for a quality preschool experience for your child? The Manzanita Children’s Center State Preschool, located at 141 Drake Ave. in Marin City, is now open for enrollment. The program will start on Sept. 22.Tuition [...]
By Anthony Lazarus Charles Guthrie’s appointment as athletic director, along with new coaches, renovated facilities and an upgraded mascot, signals new momentum for athletics at SF State.Guthrie started at the University on July 1 after [...]
The Oakland Raiders – in partnership with the National Football League Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) – on Monday presented the Friends of Oakland Parks & Recreation (FOPR) a $200,000 grant to help [...]
What can you say about tragedy? When it’s imminent, you brace yourself and hope to come out unscathed. In its aftermath, you mourn and, eventually, you move on, healed… but not quite ever the same.
Beginning in December of 1955, the Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the most important catalysts for radically charging the American civil rights movement. A language arts teacher in Atlanta, Yolanda L. Everett knows that [...]