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MLK Freedom Center delegates Eric Fuller (left) and Maira Perez (right) with representatives from the Hands Up organization in Ferguson during the National Weekend of Resistance. Photo courtesy of MLK Freedom Center.

Youth Delegation Determined to Act Locally After Return from Ferguson

Three young delegates with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center (MLKJFC) recently returned from St Louis and Ferguson, Missouri after a weekend of protest against police brutality organized by clergy, labor groups, educational organizations, [...]
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Clifford the Big Red Dog to Visit Ready to Learn Fun Fair

The ninth annual Ready to Learn Fun Fair will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School, 960 – 10th St. in Oakland. The free Ready [...]
Karen Monroe

Karen Monroe for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools

Karen Monroe, candidate for Alameda County Superintendent of Schools, has dedicated herself to ensuring that students and families are seen, valued and have access to vital educational opportunities and supports. Serving as associate superintendent of [...]
A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco for Jennifer Laude, the 26-year old transgender Filipina woman allegedly killed by a Marine in the Philippines.

Protesters Call for Justice for Transgender Filipina Allegedly Killed by Marine

On Wednesday evening, around 100 people gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipina woman who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine in the [...]
Bill Riley

Bill Reilly for Peralta Community College District

Bill Riley is running for re-election as a trustee for the Peralta Community College District. “I am passionate about delivering quality education to Peralta’s diverse student body. We need strong, experienced leadership to continue our [...]
This is a 2014 photo of The Oakland Raiders Players (#81)Mychal Rivera, (#29)Brandian Ross (#34)George Atkinson lll and Raiderettes Erica and Chanel. This photo was taken at Fairview Elementary School, Hayward, California October 12, 2014. Photo by Tony Gonzales.

Raiders Honor Beatriz Leyva-Cutler for 4th annual NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards

The Oakland Raiders will honor Beatriz Leyva-Cutler with the NFL’s Hispanic Heritage Leadership Awards (HHLA) on October 19th at Raiders home game against the Arizona Cardinals.Beatriz Leyva-Cutler is the Executive Director of The Bay Area [...]