“Innocent on Death Row: A Conversation with Kevin Cooper” will be presented by the University of San Francisco School of Law Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, Criminal Law Society, and Keta Taylor Colby Death [...]
A Safe Place has been a refuge in times of trouble to many families that have found themselves effected by the bitter roots of domestic violence.
The EastSide Arts Alliance and the First Presbyterian Church of Oakland are presenting The Sacred Roots of Latin Jazz, a musical excursion of ritual, sacred tradition, homage and improvisation, featuring the John Santos Sextet.
The public is invited to voice their concerns about human rights issues in their communities to the Marin County Human Rights Commission (HRC). The meeting will take place at the Marguerita C. Johnson Senior [...]
By Kitty Kelly Epstein African-Americans are 28 percent of the Oakland population but get only nine percent of the work on projects that their tax dollars are paying for.
The tags still dangled from the berets and sunglasses that Dimensions Dance Theater members wore Wednesday night as they rehearsed for the “Black Panther Project,” an interpretation of the party’s rise and impact in Oakland [...]
This past weekend, Black Women Stirring the Waters hosted students of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center for a community discussion on voting in the November elections at Joyce Gordon Gallery on 14th street [...]
City Council will be voting next week on updating Oakland’s local cannabis Equity Permit Program in such a way that would generate millions of dollars from the city’s marijuana industry to help fund greatly needed [...]
Emory Douglas and the Oakland Maroons Art Collective (OMAC) are presenting “The Point Is…2.0,” a group exhibit honoring the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party (BPP) with a focus on the BPP’s 10-Point Program [...]
The NAACP, in conjunction with Oakland Alliance of Black Educators, Elders of Oakland, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce and Pastor Gerald Agee, will host a candidate forum Monday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 [...]