Zennie62, the YouTube Partner Channel created by me, in April of 2006, has now topped 10,000 videos in its tenth year of continuous operation, and eighth year as a “YT Partner” designated channel. Right now, [...]
Donald Trump’s controversial electoral vote win over Hillary Clinton sent Oakland into an, at times, nightmarish, and other times (like Sunday, with the Hands Around Lake Merritt event), simply beautiful (for all vlogs presented, click [...]
By Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, PhD It is no secret that the war on drugs became a war on Black and Brown people and disproportionately filled prisons to bursting with Black men.
Local voters generously passed measures Tuesday to tax themselves to pay for affordable housing, teacher salaries, city infrastructure improvement, as well as BART and AC Transit upgrades.
In Oakland’s school board and City Council races, incumbents managed to hold off challengers, leaving the status quo perhaps shaken but intact. In District 3, which includes West Oakland, Lynette Gibson McElhaney held onto [...]
Local community organizations and progressives are celebrating overwhelming victories for improved renter protections (Measure JJ), police accountability (Measure LL) and the reelection of At-Large Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan, a champion of police reform and affordable housing [...]
High school students in Oakland and throughout the Bay Area were among those who flooded the streets Wednesday and Thursday to condemn Donald Trump’s surprise victory in Tuesday’s presidential election. &
On Friday, Nov. 11, deFremery Recreation Center and the National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations will host Oakland Veterans with a Dinner & Dance in acknowledgement of Veterans Day.
By Willie Lockett, Oakland Resident In my younger days, I made some mistakes and served 22 years in California Penal Institutions. Since my release, I’ve worked really hard to overcome many obstacles, including one of [...]
It was a full house as three Black pastors preached the gospel of freedom to a packed assembly at the Black Panther Party 50th Anniversary conference at the Oakland Museum last month.