Over 75 Black students participated in the annual UC Berkeley Black Graduation on May 23, hosted by the Department of African American Studies. With this year’s theme, “Black Graduations Matter,” the audience was filled with [...]
By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News UC Berkeley’s Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) is looking for a few (more) good women, those who may have wielded a riveting gun or a blowtorch back in [...]
SF State has been selected for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that leads President Barack Obama’s national call [...]
Pastor Henry Washington, pastor of The Garden of Peace Ministries in Richmond, recently graduated from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) receiving two master’s degrees, one in Community Leadership and the other in [...]
Many people today are usually stuck in place, looking down rather than reaching up towards the goal line. Otis Bruce, Jr., founder and organizer of the Marin African-American Professional Network (MAAPN), is constantly encouraging [...]
Former member of the Oakland Board of Education Alice Spearman died on Tuesday, May 26. She was 63. Spearman died of complications following a heart attack in March.
The Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant to expand career-based education to over 2,700 at-risk students in the East Bay through the California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT).
The Oakland Unified School District has adopted a new policy that will allow it to revisit how it will spend its construction bond funds, raising concerns that some building projects might be left in the [...]
The California Alliance of African American Educators (CAAAE) has received a Super Bowl 50 Fund Playmaker grant for extraordinary community efforts and community impact. The award also recognizes the outstanding contributions of Gloria Whitaker-Daniels, [...]
The San Leandro Public Library is hosting “Every Hero Has a Story,” the library’s free summer reading program for young people. Children and teenagers earn prizes and other incentives for reading, making it a [...]