Community members are invited to celebrate reading by taking part in the 2015 San Leandro Big Read, the largest reading program in the U.S. that brings together partners from across the country to encourage reading [...]
The national message that Black lives matter somehow has not translated to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Statistics show that Black and Brown people continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS nationally, and this demands [...]
This past Sunday was the deadline to apply for health plans for Covered California for 2015, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Oakland Mayor Schaaf participated in a final push for maximum enrollment at Lake Chalet [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, author Denise Ajayi-Williams is kicking off her Bay Area book tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” the book adapted from a West African folktale that chronicles the heroic battle of [...]
Eleven people were recognized by the Marin County Human Rights Commission for their contributions to the community at the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Dinner Jan. 22 at the Embassy Suite Hotel in San [...]
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Marin City will be recognized at a Health and Wellness Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Manzanita Recreation Center, 630 Drake Ave.
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Program present: Cracking the Social Media Code: Success Strategies for Faiths and Nonprofits “Do you tweet or really understand the cloud?” quips Carmen Bogan, Program Director of the [...]
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 [...]
We live in a climate of continued racial oppression and pervasive homophobia and stigma, and it is time to embrace the history and journey of all Black people in America.
San Leandro will welcome the Year of the Sheep at a Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Main Library at 300 Estudillo Ave.