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Ford Freedom Awards Honors Unsung Heroes in the African American community Nominations open until Nov. 16

Click here to Nominate Someone   In every community, there are individuals who go above and beyond to positively impact countless lives. Their stories deserve recognition.   In honor of the outstanding achievements of Unsung [...]
(From left to right) Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, President of the Attitudinal Healing Connection (AHC) Guillermo Ortiz, Founders of AHC Aeeshah and Kokomon Clottey stand in front of the crowd at the mural's unveiling.

Antonio Ramos Mural Dedicated

On Wednesday, dozens of neighbors, artists, community activists and elected officials gathered beneath the 580 overpass on West Street for the unveiling of the third Superheroes Mural, the project that muralist Antonio Ramos was working [...]
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National Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference 2015 BLACK URBAN GROWERS FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN OAKLAND; PANELS AND SESSIONS ADDRESSING EVOLVING NATIONWIDE BLACK FARMER MOVEMENT DOMINATE WEEKEND ACTIVITIES

The Black Urban Growers National Group (www.blackurbangrowers.org), the organization of Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners committed to building networks and community support for growers in both urban and rural settings, is holding its Fifth Annual [...]
Demonstrators march in New York against police brutality. AP photo.

#CaravanForJustice Mobilizes Communities Against Police Violence

A caravan seeking to mobilize communities of color against police brutality will travel throughout California Oct. 3 through Oct. 10, led by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights in partnership with the ACLU of [...]