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Oakland Unified School District headquarters at 1025 Second Ave.

Does OUSD Want Input or Just a Rubber Stamp on School Headquarters Development?

The Oakland Unified School District has put its community engagement process on “reset” after plans to rebuild its central office complex blew up in its face amid community suspicions that the district was arranging to [...]
Individuals seeking housing line up at a San Francisco homeless shelter.

Feds Awards City $25.6 Million in Grants for Homeless Programs

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based organizations and a variety of housing and services including transitional and [...]
President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation Michael Weinstein and
California State Senator Isadore Hall, III. Photos by Jesse Brooks.

New Taskforce Rallies Celebrities to Address HIV/AIDS Crisis in Black Community

The national message that Black lives matter somehow has not translated to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Statistics show that Black and Brown people continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV and AIDS nationally, and this demands [...]
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U.S. Postal Service Dedicates Robert R. Taylor Black Heritage Stamp

The US Postal Service has added Robert R. Taylor, the U.S.’s first academically trained African American architect, to their Black Heritage Stamp series.   In a ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum last week, [...]