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Remembering Civil Rights Veteran Willie B. Wazir Peacock, 78

  Willie B. Wazir Peacock, a civil rights veteran with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), passed away April 17 at home in San Pablo.   The Bay Area Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement [...]
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Post Salon June 19 on Common Enrollment

The Post Salon will host a discussion Sunday June 19, of an Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) proposal to incorporate charter schools in the enrollment system for public schools in the city.
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Natalie Cole, 65

Courtesy of Associated Press   Natalie Cole, the Grammy-winning daughter of Nat “King” Cole” who carried on her late father’s musical legacy and, through technology, shared a duet with him on “Unforgettable,” has died. She [...]
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Trailblazer and Champion of the People, Mary King, 69

Mary V. King, an Oakland native who was the first African American on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and served as AC Transit general manager, died on Sunday at the age of 69.