“In order to improve race relations in America, we must speak up. Comfortable silence has gotten us nowhere,” said Alomar Burdick, one of the young panelists speaking at the Community Forum on Racial Justice on [...]
A group of McClymonds High School alumni, who have advocated for their school for years, met Thursday afternoon with Oakland Unified School District Supt. Antwan Wilson in his office to discuss their concerns and find [...]
An Oakland police officer who had responded to a distress call for physical assault on Thursday, Aug. 27 ended up fatally shooting the physical assault suspect after he allegedly attacked her with a metal chain, [...]
A new municipal court judge in Ferguson, Mo. this week announced he was withdrawing all arrest warrants issued before Jan. 1, 2015, taking an action that should be duplicated and expanded by courts in [...]
Shiloh Church will celebrate its 50th year Jubilee Anniversary with events on Sept. 4-6 at 3295 School St. in Oakland. Shiloh will also commemorate 50 years of its outreach ministries around the world. [...]
Oakland Technology Exchange (OTX) is a nonprofit that is offering a free desktop computer or free laptop to Oakland Unified School District students. Students can also sign up six months of free internet service.
When it comes to young storytellers, the East Bay has a unique and diverse mix of individuals. To recognize these brilliant and innovative young people, Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson will host the East [...]
The acclaimed production of The Anastasio Project, a multidisciplinary performance investigating race relations, state brutality and border violence, will be returning to the stage for two weekends—Sept. 11-13 and Sept. 18-20 at 8 p.m. [...]