The Haiti Action Committee is holding a community meeting to mark the 12th anniversary of the Feb. 29, 2004 U.S.-backed coup d’état that overthrew the progressive, democratically elected Lavalas government headed by President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
On Monday, undocumented immigrant students and documented student allies representing 12 universities staged classroom sit-ins at three Georgia public colleges that ban undocumented students from admission: University of Georgia, Georgia State University and the Georgia [...]
In a historic move, Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (has funded the design phase of an African American Wellness Hub in Alameda County. The organization’s steering committee is working to maximize recovery, resilience [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson is taking a strong stand against the building of a coal terminal in Oakland. “The health of our children, families, and greater community is very important to me,” said [...]
Things were abuzz at Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church for a Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18. Over 30 AmeriCorps volunteers and former Peace Corps volunteers [...]
By Jennifer Fernandez When marking time, 56 years doesn’t come up as especially noteworthy. No special moniker comes with it, like silver anniversary for 25 years or golden anniversary for 50 years.
By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News Stung by losses under the federal health law, major insurers are seeking to sharply limit how policies are sold to individuals in ways that consumer advocates say seem [...]
Roughly 350,000 community college students received a personal email from UC President Janet Napolitano last week, encouraging them to begin thinking about the next stage of their education.
By Kevin D Sawyer San Quentin News Journalist This week’s 50th Anniversary of the National Football League’s Super Bowl game pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. This year also marks the 50th [...]
By Marvin X Jackmon Co-founder of BAMBD Leaders of the Black Arts Movement Business District (BAMBD) along the 14th Street corridor want: 1) Land placed in a trust not subject to gentrification and [...]