Your neighbors said they’d keep an eye on your house for you this summer. They’d get the mail in, and grab the newspaper while you were on vacation. They’d do everything for you – [...]
By Chanelle Bell Daniel Alexander Jones, a professor at Fordham University and a well known artist, is directing the August Wilson play “Gem of the Ocean,” at the Marin County Theatre Jan. 14-Feb.14.
The skeletons in your closet don’t rattle around much anymore. Most of your family has long forgotten the secrets those skeletons represented, while the ones who haven’t forgotten have made sure they’re not discussed.
You’d do almost anything for your best friend. You’d take a bullet, take her in, or take her anywhere she needed to go. You keep her kids and her confidences. And, as in the [...]
By Yara Simón, Remezcla.com The late Celia Cruz will now be honored with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award. Cruz – who perhaps has one of the most recognizable versions of “Guantanamera”– got [...]
Way to go! Nothing beats recognition when you’ve finished a project. Good job! Well done! Hearing those things is pretty awesome. But imagine working silently for years of your life while saving lives, [...]
Ethan Michaeli, who was once a reporter for The Chicago Defender in the 1990s, has written a new book “The Defender: How The Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America.”
The San Leandro Public Library is hosting a Murder Most Foul forum on Saturday, Jan 16, 2 p.m., at the Main Library at 300 Estudillo Ave.
Leaders come from surprising places. The quiet girl that sits the next row over may know how to inspire people. The know-it-all in your class could own a business in the future.
By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley News In a first, a graphic novelist has been picked as the new national ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and the honor is going to a UC Berkeley graduate [...]