We must deem Oakland “too important to fail” and take immediate action to restore order in our City This past weekend, 12 people were shot in Oakland. The reverberations from these horrifying acts are sending [...]
The Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), under the leadership Dr. Barbara Beno, has draw national attention for its extremely aggressive behavior in its evaluation of community colleges.In July, the commission decided to [...]
It has been 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation and 50 yearsÖ since my friend and mentor, Medgar Evers, was assassinated. My whole life has been entwined with the civil rights struggle.
When you think of Amsterdam, what may come to mind is architecture and accents, not Blacks. However, Oakland Native Jennifer Tosch has made it her mission to teach about the contributions and historical significance of [...]
Shanell Williams, Dr. Anita Grier, Alisa Messer and David Campos are all elected leaders fighting to save SF City College, which has been threatened with loss of accreditation effective July 2014.When the Accrediting Commission of [...]
Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963. Tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall. A preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country.
Students and others fighting to save San City College of San Francisco are going out into the community to find people who may want to take classes this fall.
By Sierra Club Yodeler How many huge, bright LED-illuminated electronic billboards does Oakland need (see February Yodeler, page 8)? Currently, three billboards stand close to the Bay Bridge, west of the toll plaza, and five [...]
North Carolina — once poster child for the New South — now displays the nightmares spawned by the Tea Party right no longer restrained by the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court’s conservative gang [...]
The news that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges has decided to terminate accreditation for City College of San Francisco in July 2014 may make some people hesitate to enroll in Fall 2013 [...]