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Barbara Lee Announces $16M in Federal Health Grants

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) announced this week that a total of $15,926,537 in Department of Health and Human Services grant funding to Bay Area community health care providers. These grants will allow Alameda County Health [...]
Javarre Wilson says that San Francisco’s Black population has dropped from 78,931 in 1990 to 50,768 in 2010 and the numbers continue to shrink without a concerted plan by the City to reverse this trend. This is a major concern and extremely distressing”.

Health Summit to Focus on HIV/AIDS, Social Justice

The 7th Annual Black Health & Healing Summit, organized around the theme “We the People: Exercising Our Power, ”will take place Saturday, April 19 at San Francisco State University.The summit will address the policies pertaining [...]
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Judge Glenda Hatchett of "The Judge Hatchett Show" with A'lelia Bundles, Great-great granddaughter or Madam C.J. Walker and Author of “Madam Walker Theatre Center:  An Indianapolis Treasure” at the National Coalition of 100 Black Women 16th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon at the San Francisco Marriot Marquis

NCBW-OBAC Celebrates 16th Annual Madam CJ Walker Awards Luncheon

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s Oakland Bay Area Chapter recently hosted its 16th Annual Madame C.J. Walker Luncheon at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis and featured a keynote address from the Honorable Judge [...]

Zoning Commission to Rule on West Oakland Customs Inspection Station

Reversing its previous position, the Oakland Planning and Zoning Department has decided to allow a U.S. Customs Inspection Center to operate in West Oakland. An appeal on the ruling will be heard at the next [...]