Public reaction was enormously positive last week when California became the first state to ban the use of grand juries in police-involved killings, but civil rights experts say the change is not significant. Signed by [...]
With school set to start on Monday, families of Oakland’s 48,000 public school students are getting ready while the Oakland Unified School District’s 2,500 teachers are already back at school, holding meetings, arranging desks [...]
Oakland, CA – The A’s were down four to one in the eighth inning but rallied back to end their seven game skid. Coming off their worst road trip this season, Oakland had no choice [...]
Oakland police officers shot and killed a 24-year old man Wednesday evening after a car chase. As of Thursday afternoon, the name of the young man has not been officially confirmed.
Post intern Tulio Ospina was in Ferguson, Mo. this week where he was filming for a documentary on the Black Lives Matter movement and reporting for the Post News Group on the one-year anniversary [...]
In an interview last weekend on CNN, Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent and Mayor Libby Schaaf weighed in on growing national demands for police to wear body cameras in the wake of incessant reports [...]
Independent Monitor Robert Warshaw, federal Judge Thelton Henderson’s representative in Oakland, is putting a spotlight on police shootings in cases that may be “by the book” and “legally defensible” but result in injuries and [...]
A group of national faith leaders in Ferguson for the one-year anniversary events of the murder of Mike Brown and Ferguson Uprising lament the continued assault on an already traumatized and hurting community.
Santa Clara, CA – It did’t take long for the Forty-Niners to make a decision that surprised many. Less than 24 hours after Aldon Smith was arrested Thursday night, the 49ers released the Linebacker making [...]
Fifty years ago, Post Publisher Paul Cobb went South to join the fight for voter registration and engage in Civil Rights activity, taking a stand on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.