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Mary King, May 29, 1946 to November 15, 2015

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.

More gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast

  By Kathleen Maclay, UC Berkeley News   The San Francisco Bay Area’s transformation into a sprawling, exclusive and high-income community with less and less room for its low-income residents is just beginning, according to [...]

Tehuti, 70

  John Lee, known to friends as Tehuti, passed away on June 18. He was 70 years old.   Tehuti was born April 12, 1945 to Jo Lee and Betty Hill in Mobile, Alabama. He [...]