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Pamela Alexander, director of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund.

Ford Motor Company Celebrates Bay Area “Unsung Heroes” Nominations due Nov. 23; special awards ceremony to be held Dec. 8

  As part of its ongoing commitment to support local communities, Ford Motor Company is kicking off the Ford Freedom Unsung program in the Bay Area to honor the achievements of everyday people and organizations [...]
The Whispers - Walter Scott, Wallace Scott, Nicholas Caldwell and Leaveil Degree.

The Whispers Will Be Home for the Holidays at the Paramount

The smooth velvety voices of The Whispers will come back to the Bay Area Nov. 28 at Oakland’s Paramount Theater.   Presented by Bay Area Productions, The Whispers’ “Home for the Holidays” concert will feature [...]
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San Leandro’s Annual Halloween Carnival Set for Saturday Oct. 31

The City of San Leandro’s annual Halloween Carnival is set for Saturday October 31 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marina Community Center, located at 15301 Wicks Boulevard. Admission to the event is [...]
Walter Riley

National Lawyers Guild Honors Local Attorney Walter Riley

  The National Lawyers Guild honored Oakland civil rights attorney Walter Riley at its annual Law for the People Convention, which was held in Oakland this year at the Marriott Oakland City Center.

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 [...]