This past weekend, Black Women Stirring the Waters hosted students of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center for a community discussion on voting in the November elections at Joyce Gordon Gallery on 14th street [...]
Twenty-four World War II veterans and their guardians traveled on an Honor Flight, all-expenses paid, three-day trip to Washington, DC, to see the WWII Memorial. Their trip was part of a mission from the Honor [...]
When Oakland resident Rosa Aqeel first heard about protests over an oil pipeline under construction in North Dakota, she immediately felt compelled to show her support.
Now that the dust and balloons from the Democratic National Convention (DNC) have settled, local activist Carroll Fife, who attended the four-day gathering as a Bernie Sanders representative on the DNC Platform Committee, is back [...]
Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday when she accepted the presidential nomination for the Democratic Party, saying to a cheering crowd, “I can’t believe we just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” &nb
Cruz Hernández y su esposa Pabla Lobos no han visto a sus hijos desde que la pareja salió de El Salvador hace 16 años y se establecieron en Oakland.
Cruz Hernandez and his wife Pabla Lobos haven’t seen their sons since the couple left El Salvador 16 years ago and resettled in Oakland. “The truth is it’s really hard,” said Hernandez in an [...]
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Center has mobilized 29 high school students and six college interns in Kern County, California for the month of July to be involved in an intensive voter education and [...]
Activist Carroll Fife recently received a message with some unexpected, exciting news. “I got a text last week saying ‘congratulations,’” said Fife. “It had my name on a paper that said ‘Clinton and Sanders’ [...]
In the battle for the open 9th district seat in the State Senate, Democrats Sandré Swanson and Nancy Skinner will face a rematch in November. Skinner won 47 percent of the vote while Swanson received [...]