The California Nurses Association (CAN) /National Nurses United has announced support for several initiatives on the California November ballot, including Proposition 63, to strengthen gun safety, and Proposition 62, the latest bid to repeal the [...]
By Sue Taylor Three days before the opening of the first African-American Museum of History in Washington, D.C., a dedicated group of academics, students, friends and family gathered the Bancroft Library on the UC [...]
In this era of global and social media, you can get a taste of what’s going on in every corner of the world. However, some of the best happenings are right in your own [...]
By Jessica Lussenhop BBC News Magazine The US is currently in the midst of the largest prisoner strike in its history. Prison reform in the US has typically been in the hands of politicians [...]
Rebecca Kaplan’s campaign for re-election to the Oakland City Council At-Large seat has received major new endorsements, including noted commentator, environmental justice advocate, and opponent of mass incarceration Van Jones and the Democratic Party.
Councilmembers Dan Kalb and Abel Guillén may have violated City Council procedures last week when they tried to take a cannabis resolution that died in the Rules Committee, and then schedule the failed proposal for [...]
By Kitty Kelly Epstein African-Americans are 28 percent of the Oakland population but get only nine percent of the work on projects that their tax dollars are paying for.
Much of the money flowing into Oakland Board of Education elections, which will impact the direction of the Oakland Unified School District for the next four years, is coming from Great Oakland (GO) public schools, [...]
Rebecca Kaplan’s campaign for re-election to the Oakland City Council At-Large seat has received major new endorsements, including the Democratic Party and commentator, environmental justice advocate, and opponent of mass incarceration Van Jones.
The tags still dangled from the berets and sunglasses that Dimensions Dance Theater members wore Wednesday night as they rehearsed for the “Black Panther Project,” an interpretation of the party’s rise and impact in Oakland [...]