Students in the PG&E PowerPathway workforce development program have the opportunity to gain the skills needed to work in the utility industry – as welders, linemen, gas service representatives, and other positions – building a [...]
United Nations officials have unveiled a permanent memorial at the world body’s New York Headquarters to the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade which they acknowledged was one of the most horrific tragedies [...]
Leading thousands of marchers across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL, President Barack Obama paid tribute to the men and women that stood their ground in the face of violent attacks March 7, 1965 [...]
The U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded San Francisco $25.6 million in HUD’s Continuum of Care grants to fund 60 San Francisco-based organizations and a variety of housing and services including transitional and [...]
The US Postal Service has added Robert R. Taylor, the U.S.’s first academically trained African American architect, to their Black Heritage Stamp series. In a ceremony at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum last week, [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee welcomed Attorney General Eric Holder to Oakland Thursday for a roundtable discussion around building trust between the community and law enforcement. The conversation, held in the Ronald V. Dellums Federal [...]
By Alex Seitz-Wald, MSNBC California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Tuesday became the first major candidate to formally declare her intention to run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer. She will [...]
Hundreds of people from more than two-dozen groups associated with the Anti-Police Terror Project (APTP) will join thousands around the country in 96 hours of action over the Martin Luther King Weekend, Jan. 16-19.In response [...]
The Nation, the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, has named Congresswoman Barbara Lee the “Most Valuable House Member” calling her a “full-spectrum advocate for peace, civil rights, civil liberties and economic [...]
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