By Supt. Antwan Wilson I’m writing to you today to provide you an update on enrollment and to ensure you have access to accurate information related to our public schools. <
In September, West Contra Costa teachers voted 686 to 448 to turn down an agreement that had been reached between the union leadership and the school district.
Evangelical leaders with the PICO National Network released an open letter Thursday to American Muslims, to promote the respect, integrity and amidst the rise of fearful and hate-filled rhetoric.
By Len Raphael Part II In last week’s piece, I described the Alameda County homeowners exemption and the two Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) parcel tax rebates for which some homeowners may qualify. [...]
Over a year ago in October 2014, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by a Chicago policeman and killed. With the support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Cook County State’s Attorney Anita [...]
By Anh Le Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the tragedy of war. We remember how certain wars, started and waged by our own government and elected officials, have been borne [...]
Paul Robeson. Muhammad Ali. Bill Russell. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Jim Brown. Curt Flood. Hank Aaron. The “Black 14” at the University of Wyoming. The St. Louis Rams. Michael Sam. Tommy Smith and John Carlos, black-gloved fists [...]
By Carroll Fife The Oakland Alliance convened a meeting Saturday, Nov. 7 of over 100 people representing more than 30 organizations to plan for the 2016 Oakland elections.
By Hunter Cutting, Huffington Post In the United States the saying goes that politicians often lead from the rear. Our elected “leaders” actually follow the crowd more often than they lead, charting their course [...]
We won the Voting Rights Act of 1965 at Selma, combining the power of a principled mass movement led by Dr. King and a compassionate president who did the right thing despite the heavy political [...]