Nearly 100 people showed up to speak at Tuesday’s city council meeting in support of a strong, independent police oversight commission in Oakland, which will be voted on next Tuesday.
By Congresswoman Barbara Lee Since taking the oath of office, President Obama has achieved a lot, at home and abroad. He brought our economy back from the brink of a great depression, reduced [...]
Cruz Hernández y su esposa Pabla Lobos no han visto a sus hijos desde que la pareja salió de El Salvador hace 16 años y se establecieron en Oakland.
Cruz Hernandez and his wife Pabla Lobos haven’t seen their sons since the couple left El Salvador 16 years ago and resettled in Oakland. “The truth is it’s really hard,” said Hernandez in an [...]
By Cat Brooks Black women carry so much. We tend to our homes and our children. We work long hours and multiple jobs to keep the lights on. We ensure our husbands and lovers [...]
By Orson Aguilar, President, Greenlining Institute Uber is a disruptive force and Oakland is a disruptive city, but for innovation to occur, disruption must be coupled with new and better ways to address the [...]
Amidst the quickly changing face of Oakland and its deeply rooted culture we see the emergence of a unique in depth portrayal of the Town and the many different people who live here. “Clouds The [...]
BWOPA/TILE will honor six dynamic women under the age of 40 at its inaugural HerStory Empowers Awards ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland.
The “Invest in Youth: Pathways to Success Boys and Men of Color Career Summit” will convene on Thursday, July 21 at the Oakland Convention Center, located at 550 10th St. in Oakland. &
The spirits of jazz greats Coltrane, Ellington, Gardner and Quincey Jones were in the Castlemont Auditorium Tuesday night, where 400 attended the 80th Birthday Musical Legacy Tribute to Professor Bill Bell.