By William G. McCray, ObnoxiousTV Everything Is Going Down, But The Word Of God… Lifetime is rolling out a new docuseries called Preach in June. Core Media Group is producing the series, which [...]
Blending soul, dance, and community, Oakland is set to break a new Guinness World Record for the “Largest Soul Train Line” on Saturday, June 20 at deFremery Park, 1651 Adeline St. in West Oakland.
The Hannah Gallery in Marin City honored the mothers and grandmothers in Marin City at the gallery’s third annual Mother’s Day Brunch Saturday, May 9. Oshalla Diana Marcus was the mistress of ceremonies.
Even though blues pioneer Bob Geddins wrote and produced numerous national hit records between 1948 and 1961 – by such blues and R&B artists as Lowell Fulson, Sugar Pie DeSanto and Jimmy McCracklin, the Oakland [...]
Richard Torrence’s inspirational musical stage play, “Lord Why Can’t I Do Right?” is returning to the Bay Area with two shows at the Black Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, May 29 and 30. In association with [...]
By Sir William G. McCray, ObnoxiousTV The Golden State Warriors won the all-important Game 5 over the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 on Wednesday night. It was some star power in the Oracle cheering for the [...]
In an effort to engage the community in a conversation around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its affects on children living in impoverished circumstances, the film “Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked [...]
By Sanya Panwar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi Biracial beauty Ariana Miyamoto was crowned Miss Japan 2015 and will represent her country at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant.
While singing Negro spirituals in elementary school in her native Charlotte, North Carolina, Jacqueline Hairston thought of those haunting melodies as play songs. In high school, having mastered the piano and learned the religious [...]
Veteran Bay Area vocalist Faye Carol doesn’t like being tagged a “jazz singer” or “blues singer,” although she sings both. “Music is in the ear of the beholder,” says the longtime Berkeley resident. “Those are [...]