By Charles Blatcher III The National Minority Military Museum Foundation is holding a Tribute to Black Veterans Saturday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m., at de Fremery Recreation Center in West Oakland.
Santa Clara, CA – America voted in the first Black President, now its time to vote in the first woman. The cheers were loud and clear at the sold out Lead On: Watermark’s Silicon Valley [...]
Santa Clara, CA – If your unfamiliar on where the most influential and powerful women of Silicon Valley meet, than stay tuned. This Tuesday they will be congregating at the Santa Clara Convention Center for [...]
By Barbara Fluhrer “Paul Robeson continues to be largely ignored in American test books and history,” says baritone Autris Paige. “He was an athlete, held a law degree, acted in Shakespearean and Broadway [...]
Oakland’s Very Own Tavern (OVO) is hosting private events leading up to its grand opening in March. Located at 5319 Martin Luther King Jr. Way (across from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland), the restaurant features [...]
The fourth annual Charles Reid Gospel Festival will feature the powerhouse Rance Allen Group from Toledo, Ohio, and fast-rising gospel diva Le’Andria Johnson from the Atlanta suburb of Hapeville, Georgia, on Saturday, Feb. 14 at [...]
By Breanna Edwards, The Root Taking their seats, the symphony orchestra begins with a wave of the conductor’s baton, led by the cheerful sound of the piccolo and the rhythm of the drums—which the program [...]
Terrance Kelly – who has been director of the multi-racial interracial Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir for the past 29 years, as well as choir director at Imani Community Church for 18 years – credits his [...]
Looking for some Friday Night Fun for the whole family? Bear Creek Community Church presents Movie Nights on Fridays, February 27. Craft time will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a feature film starting at 7:00 [...]
Oakland soul singer Brenda Vaughn began planning a fundraiser benefit for her friend, singer and keyboardist Rosie Gaines, who has gone through periods of homelessness and was hospitalized for most of last year.