Facing down the threats of gentrification, three Black producers are keeping African and African American heritage alive in Oakland. On Aug. 20, Effie Tesfahun is holding the 4th Umoja Festival in West Oakland’s Lowell [...]
Chancellor Dr. Jowel C. Laguerre Peralta Community College District will hold a town hall meeting, “Getting the Community in Community College,” Tuesday, Aug. 9, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Youth Uprising, 8711 MacArthur Blvd. [...]
By Jonathan Morales, SFSU News More than 450 Bay Area teachers, teacher candidates, school administrators and other educators gathered at San Francisco State University last week for a free, statewide day of networking and [...]
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, Oakland community members will gather to celebrate Night Out for Safety and Liberation, an alternative to the police-centric National Night Out. Night Out for Safety and Liberation (NOSL) is a [...]
In 1981, the City of Oakland spent one dollar to purchase the Veterans Memorial Building across from Lake Merritt from the County of Alameda and it has been the best investment the city has ever [...]
“All grant seekers want big money and believe their programs deserve to win those large monetary awards,” says Carmen Bogan, Program Director of A Model Built on Faith technical assistance program, but substantial, multi-year grants [...]
BWOPA/TILE will honor six dynamic women under the age of 40 at its inaugural HerStory Empowers Awards ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland.
The “Invest in Youth: Pathways to Success Boys and Men of Color Career Summit” will convene on Thursday, July 21 at the Oakland Convention Center, located at 550 10th St. in Oakland. &
A Job and Health Fair will be held Friday, June 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Center of Hope Community Church at 8411 MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland.
After American Civil War broke out in April 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves to be freed in the Confederate States of America in rebellion and that the Union [...]