David A. Harris will lead Urban Strategies Council as its next president and Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, succeeding Junious Williams who has led the council for nearly 20 years.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and 110 members of Congress have signed a letter raising serious concerns about the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill, urging House leaders to protect critical food assistance programs.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a national report this week on racial and economic isolation in public schools. Released on the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and former Assemblymember Sandré Swanson are encouraging you to register before the California deadline on Monday, May 23. Those who want to vote in Alameda County should call (510) 267-8683.
African-Americans made up 28 percent of the Oakland population in 2013-2014 but only worked five percent the hours on city-funded construction projects. That may seem impossible in Oakland, a city that prides [...]
A new report from the city’s Citizens’ Police Review Board (CPRB) reveals that the Oakland City Administrator dismissed or modified the review board’s recommended discipline against police officers in 74 percent of the allegations that [...]
By Janice Ewing I don’t agree with Thomas Wolfe’s novel titled “You Can’t Go Home Again.” As a current member of Allen Temple Baptist Church, Congresswoman Barbara Lee has demonstrated you can [...]
Friday, May 20 marks the halfway period of the 90-day housing state of emergency, intended to put a halt on rising rents and evictions while City Council takes action on solutions for Oakland’s housing crisis [...]
By Lynda Carson It has been reported with much fanfare by the Mercury News that the Oak Center Apartments, and Mohr 1 Apartments of Oakland have been recently acquired by new owners.
Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming June 7th Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Division and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient “CoCo Vote-N-Go” drop off locations, prior [...]