Fighting HIV stigma can seem daunting for people living with HIV, especially when having to confront deeply ingrained fears and taboos. But imagine what it is like for a child who is born with HIV [...]
By Jane Fong I interviewed Richie Smith as she passed by our signature-gathering table – a long time resident of Berkeley – to discover the reason why the Berkeley Community is signing petitions to rename [...]
Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf urged Oaklanders to join her in shopping local on Plaid Friday and to support local merchants that have been victims of recent vandalism.
Ethnic Studies advocates in Los Angeles won a school board resolution recently that makes ethnic studies a part of the graduation requirements. Possible courses include African-American history, Latino issues and others.
Former athlete, Oakland businessman and investor Tom Henderson, who owns the Tribune Tower Building, the Tribune Tavern and CallSocket as well as many other businesses that hire a majority of Oakland residents and minorities, said [...]
On Saturday November 15, civil rights activist Dolores Huerta and retired State addressed the community at Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall. The lecture series sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center and Merritt [...]
The musical drama “Go Tell It! A Harriet Tubman Christmas Story” takes one back in time to the day before Christmas in 1854 when Harriet Tubman discovered that her brothers, enslaved in Maryland, were to [...]
Dimensions Dance Theater, the Bay Area’s preeminent African- American dance company for more than four decades, is announcing a holiday showcase of student performances in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its youth outreach program, [...]
As California adjusts to the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) adopted by the state in 2013, an evaluation of first year of LCAP filings by the Summer Matters campaign shows overwhelming momentum toward funding [...]
A website with lesson plans for teaching students about social justice issues was taken offline almost eight months ago for review by the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), prompting complaints that the district was censoring [...]