Federal Judge Thelton Henderson, who has been overseeing the Oakland Police Department (OPD) for almost a dozen years, has issued a new order reinstating a “court investigator” to look into the city’s failure to institute [...]
By President Barack Obama, The Washington Post In 2010, a 16-year-old named Kalief Browder from the Bronx was accused of stealing a backpack. He was sent to Rikers Island to await trial, where he [...]
Pretty much everyone in Oakland recognizes that commercial and residential rents are running out of control, and longtime residents are being forced out of the city at alarming rates.
By Roseann Torres As a Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Board of Education member for the past three years representing District 5, I have remained committed to the basic reason I ran for the [...]
Qilombo Community Center of the Afrikatown and McClymonds district has teamed up with local Oakland artist and photographer Danté-Alexander to launch a monthly Art Showcase & Gallery on First Fridays.
Cleveland, OH – In the final meeting between these two teams the King has lost his footing. LeBron James who was quoted saying “he is the best in the league” last season during the NBA [...]
Two whistleblowing teachers at the Oakland Charter Academy, part of the Amethod Public Schools network, are alleging that they were fired without notice on the last day before Christmas vacation after they complained that the [...]
When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited the Oakland Auditorium Dec. 28, 1962 before a 7,000-plus crowd, the themes of his famous March on Washington speech were tested.
Author Jack London’s Black roots were celebrated during his birthday party in Jack London Square by the performers who presented the Post newspaper front-page tribute to Jack London and Jennie Prentiss. <
The Coalition for Police Accountability (CPA), a group of community organizations whose mission is to place a Police Commission on the November 2016 ballot, is holding a creative fundraising event to place the initiative on [...]