By Darrel Carey Time and time again we see the game of economic unfairness and disparity play itself out, and generally affecting women and people of color.
By Supt. Antwan Wilson Here in the U.S., state government drives the majority of education funding and policy, so it is important to advocate in Sacramento for the needs of our community, schools, [...]
The following letter from Trish Gorham, Oakland Education Association president, was printed March 14 in the New York Times: “Oakland Is Flash Point in Billionaire’s Push for Charter Schools,” (front page, March 5) [...]
By Supt. Antwan Wilson The New York Times recently wrote an article about our efforts to improve public education: Oakland District at Heart of Drive to Transform Urban Schools. It has generated a [...]
Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan denounced Donald Trump for playing footsie with David Duke and the Ku Klux Klan, saying Republicans are “the party of Lincoln.”
By Kenneth Braswell (@fathersincorp) I said I wasn’t going to cry; yet, I did. Last night I waited with anxiety for the airing of Blackish. This ABC sitcom depicts, in a somewhat realistic yet comical [...]
As Barack Obama’s presidency counts down its last months, amid the raucous babble of the Republican presidential debate, people are beginning to realize how much we will miss Obama’s leadership.
By Troy Williams It is amazing to compare my current mindset with how I used to look at life while growing up under the influence of gangs and violence.
By James Vann Part III Oakland’s longstanding rental and affordable housing crises continue relentlessly. To the shame of local policymakers, very little has been done at a significant magnitude to alleviate residents’ [...]
By Dirk Tillotson Oakland was showcased in the recent Times article, “Oakland District at the Heart of Drive to Transform Urban Schools.” And while I appreciate the coverage, the article focused too [...]