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Shelby Riley (lower left) and Joelle Gomez .

2014 ATHENA Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award Recipients

The Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce announces the selection of Joelle Gomez of the Women Center – Youth & Family Services as its 2014 ATHENA Award recipient and Shelby Riley of Central California Safety Council [...]
Woman Old as Wisdom (Zakiya Iman Markland, right) leads the ensemble telling the life story of Oscar Clifton (Keith Wallace, left) in Ubuntu Theater Project's production of Marcys Gardley's "Dance of the Holy Ghosts" Photo: Natalie Khuen

Ubuntu Theater Project Hosts “Breaking Chains” Theatre Festival

Exciting theater festival focused on diversity and affordability features award-winning Oakland playwright, two military plays in an airplane hangar, a play entered in both the NYC and SF Fringe Festivals, and two one-woman shows – [...]
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Vallejo Unity Day Is Finally Here, September 14th

Vallejo Together and the Greater Vallejo Recreation District present the 5th Annual Unity Day Celebration, commemorating Vallejo’s diversity in all forms. With two stages, the Cultural Stage and the Millennium Stage, an international food arena, [...]
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Richmond Hosts “Put the Guns Down” Free Community Event

In 2007 Richmond California was ranked America’s ninth most dangerous city. In 2013 Richmond was ranked America’s 69th dangerous city. Homicide rates are dropping nationally, but not steep enough. The homicide crisis in the black [...]
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Oakland Natives Give Back to Children at City Hall’s Attend and Achieve Back to School Event

The Attend and Achieve Back to School event welcomed over 950 students Saturday who walked away with backpacks filled with notebooks, pencils and other necessary school supplies. 
Event Organizers Theresa Anderson with brother Mistah F.A.B. at 9th annual Block Party, Back Pack Giveaway and Basketball Tournament in North Oakland on 44th Street.

Mistah F.A.B. Hosts Back to School Block Party and Basketball Tournament in North Oakland

Local hip hop artist Mistah F.A.B. recently held his annual “Back to School Block Party and Who’s House? Basketball Tournament” in North Oakland where over 1000 backpacks and school supplies were distributed. Th