Twenty-five hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote the classic book of military strategy, “The Art of War,” based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of the military have adapted [...]
Oakland soul singer Brenda Vaughn began planning a fundraiser benefit for her friend, singer and keyboardist Rosie Gaines, who has gone through periods of homelessness and was hospitalized for most of last year.
Everyone has a story to tell. In the inspirational musical stage play “Lord Why Can’t I Do Right,” writer and producer Richard Torrence pens a story about faith, family, love, and sacrifice. Torrence’s debut follows [...]
Ten year old Chrystian Barrera stands in front of a mirror mounted next to a speedbag. Turning his head left to right, he assesses his new mohawk and approves it with a smile. Across the [...]
Parents, students and community members are hoping the Oakland Unified School District will provide specifics about the new “redesign” process that will take place this spring at five flatland schools: Fremont, McClymonds and Castlemont High [...]
Representatives of small businesses are complaining that city staff is on a fast track to adopt a formal plan for a massive Coliseum City development project, which has reached the final stages of approval without [...]
In response to police abuse and violence in the City of Oakland, the Anti Police Terror Project is making its demands known to what they call a “war on Black lives” and send the message [...]
Protesters who took over the West Oakland BART station and shut down the trains on Black Friday received an outpouring of support on Thursday as community members rallied outside the BART Board meeting demanding that [...]
Black Arts Movement producer Marvin X has recruited a dynamic “dream team” for the upcoming Bay Area Black Arts 50th Anniversary celebration next year, including actor Delroy Lindo and former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine [...]
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson joined season ticket holders, staff of the Warriors, Oakland Marriott and Esurance to prepare lunch bag meals to feed the hungry last week at the Oakland Marriott City Center.