While Oakland has long been known for its political and humanitarian stances, it is also known for fighting for the rights of people of color to receive an equal education, not biased by discriminatory [...]
By Janice Ewing I don’t agree with Thomas Wolfe’s novel titled “You Can’t Go Home Again.” As a current member of Allen Temple Baptist Church, Congresswoman Barbara Lee has demonstrated you can [...]
Friday, May 20 marks the halfway period of the 90-day housing state of emergency, intended to put a halt on rising rents and evictions while City Council takes action on solutions for Oakland’s housing crisis [...]
By Lynda Carson It has been reported with much fanfare by the Mercury News that the Oak Center Apartments, and Mohr 1 Apartments of Oakland have been recently acquired by new owners.
The West Oakland Church of Christ, at 1031 12th St. in Oakland is hosting a community service ministry, which includes a free grocery giveaway on the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to [...]
A new pilot project between “Dogtown Redemption,” a documentary about Oakland’s shopping cart recyclers, and Street Spirit, the East Bay’s homeless newspaper, promises to redefine the interactive media landscape.
By Stanley Ward, News Grio Afeni Shakur, mother of the late rap star Tupac Shakur, has died. She was 69 years old. The Marin County sheriff’s department in California confirmed her death [...]
By Troy Williams If you are interested in seeing a change in our criminal justice system, believe that children in the system should be treated differently than adults or that sick and disabled seniors [...]
The Oakland Parks & Recreation has announced that CamishaFatimah Gentry has been selected as Oakland’s 2016 Mother of the Year. A mother of three teenage daughters, she is a peace ambassador with expertise in [...]
CallSocket CEO Tom Henderson has answered the call for good-paying jobs by directing his call center to hire everybody who is willing to work, regardless of race and condition.