By Oliver Laughland and Jon Swaine, The Guardian The white police officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice, an African American 12-year-old, will not face criminal charges, it was announced on Monday – more than [...]
Oakland, CA – The final home game of the season took a detour from the rumors of the team leaving Oakland but instead said good-bye to one of the greatest defensive players in the league. [...]
In the wake of a racist, violent threat and a one-day walkout by most of the student body at Berkeley High School (BHS), the school’s Black Student Union is demanding that the school board and [...]
Oakland, CA – The Raiders have been knocked out of the playoff hunt. The Green Bay Packers leave Oakland unscathed, staying atop the NFC North with a 30-20 win over Oakland. Despite losing their lead, [...]
The Afrikan Black Coalition, the largest statewide coalition of Black students, recently reported on the $25 million investment in private prisons and $425 million investment in Wells Fargo by the University of California (“UC”).
The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) Committee delayed a decision Tuesday on a proposal to increase relocation payments to tenants who are pushed out of their apartments through Ellis Act evictions. <
Federal Judge Thelton Henderson has lost patience after months of delays by city officials who have been balking at implementing a court-recommended policy to strengthen internal police use-of-force review boards, saying they must continue to [...]
By Patrick Walsh Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) recently published its annual “Enrollment Options Guide,” which was intended to be a resource for local families. However, the publication contained numerous errors and excluded [...]
By Ismael F. Armendariz, Jr. Over the past week there has been a lot of discussion about the ways in which charter schools serve students with learning differences.
By Supt. Antwan Wilson I’m writing to you today to provide you an update on enrollment and to ensure you have access to accurate information related to our public schools. <