By Dr. Washington Burns As an Oakland resident who has dedicated my life to advancing the community, particularly public health issues such as asthma, I am proud to support the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics [...]
By Anh Lê A hate crime against an African American church occurred right here in San Francisco’s Bayview District when St. Paul Tabernacle Baptist Church was vandalized late last month.
This week, the independent commission convened by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon in the wake of the Michael Brown Jr. killing in Ferguson, Mo., released its report: “Forward through Ferguson: A Path toward Racial Equality.”
The upswing in violence is seemingly taking on a new dimension in terms of injuries and deaths. Usually, citizens, suspects and innocent bystanders are the victims of violence by police.
By Troy Williams I am not sure if the public-at-large knows this, but California prisons are places where you can be attacked simply based on the color of your skin.
A tree cannot withstand the storms if its roots are weak. A building will not stand without a strong foundation. An economy will not prosper if the people do not share in its rewards.
By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Courtesy of the Washington Post Ernest Hemingway once said that courage was “grace under pressure.” Two presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, have recently tested this proposition. And how each [...]
By Shaun King, Daily Kos This past week in Houston, Texas a white police officer, Darren Goforth, was fatally shot and killed by a Black man with a lengthy and violent criminal history. It [...]
By Troy Williams After reading articles written by Richard Johnson (in the Post newspaper), watching the impact of violence on communities across America, the release of hundreds of formerly incarcerated men, and having several online [...]
This has been insurgent summer in presidential politics. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have soared. They are raising issues that politicians in both parties can no longer duck.