Twenty-five hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote the classic book of military strategy, “The Art of War,” based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of military have adapted teachings [...]
Oakland soul singer Brenda Vaughn began planning a fundraiser benefit for her friend, singer and keyboardist Rosie Gaines, who has gone through periods of homelessness and was hospitalized for most of last year.
Everyone has a story to tell. In the inspirational musical stage play “Lord Why Can’t I Do Right,” writer and producer Richard Torrence pens a story about faith, family, love, and sacrifice. Torrence’s debut follows [...]
By Leland Kim and Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News UC San Francisco medical students helped sparked a national movement in December when they launched #whitecoats4blacklives to bring attention to racial health care disparities.
The Black Arts Movement 50th Anniversary Celebration will commence on Saturday, Feb. 7 in partnership with Laney College and President Elnora T. Webb, Ph.D. The Bay Area-wide celebration will kick off with a [...]
Ten year old Chrystian Barrera stands in front of a mirror mounted next to a speedbag. Turning his head left to right, he assesses his new mohawk and approves it with a smile. Across the [...]
By Tuseda A. Graggs On the day set aside to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 400 people packed into the sanctuary of Covenant Worship Center in Berkeley to both celebrate the day [...]
Parents, students and community members are hoping the Oakland Unified School District will provide specifics about the new “redesign” process that will take place this spring at five flatland schools: Fremont, McClymonds and Castlemont High [...]
More than 250 residents, lawmakers and academics spent five hours Saturday at a forum exploring what Barbara White of the Berkeley NAACP called “the normalization of Blacks being treated like second-class citizens in America and [...]
Representatives of small businesses are complaining that city staff is on a fast track to adopt a formal plan for a massive Coliseum City development project, which has reached the final stages of approval without [...]