In a live show at Yoshi’s on Sunday, Sept. 8, artist Deja Bryson let everyone know exactly who she was, belting out her original songs “Move Along” and “Just a Woman,” classic ballads like SWV’s [...]
The Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) has announced the return of Richmond’s Spirit & Soul Festival and fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.The free outdoor festival will be held on [...]
Richmond native Déja Bryson will appear at Yoshi’s in Oakland on Sept. 8at 7 p.m. at a benefit for the “Lend a Hand Foundation” and “Ladies in Red,” which work to empower and uplift youth [...]
By Gerald Lenoir On Aug. 28, 1963, at 15 years old, I watched the television screen intently as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom unfolded. With over 250,000 people assembled, it was, at [...]
Oakland native and Atlantic Recording Artist Mistah F.A.B will host his 8th Annual Backpack Giveaway, “Our Kids Need Books, Not Bundles”, from 2 – 7pm on Sunday, August 25th at Pepsi Park, 996 44th street.
Celebrating 70 years of life, multiple Grammy awards winning Dr. Edwin Hawkins was honored for his many innovations in Gospel and R&B music last week at the Oakland Inter-Stake Center at Oakland’s Mormon Temple.
Spectrum Queer Media will kickoff the 2nd annual Oakland Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual and Questioning (LGBTQ) Pride Film Festival with a celebratory “gay-la” opening, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m., at the Oakland City Hall Rotunda, [...]
The Bay Area Black Expo Foundation Thursday evening honored East Bay businessman Dexter Vizinau for his excellence in serving the community. Vizinau was recognized for personal acts of kindness and good works as a compassionate [...]
Miller Genuine Draft teamed up with COMPLEX Magazine to bring the “Get Fresh Tour” to select cities to pay tribute to the unique style and rhymes of Hip Hop’s next-generation while also promoting legal-aged drinking. [...]
Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963. Tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall. A preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country.