Written by Walter Thompson-Hernández, http://remezcla.com The myth of the Latin American racial democracy, scholars believe, began in Brazil following the abolishment of slavery in 1888, when government officials declared that high rates of racial [...]
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.
Una reunión del Consejo de la Ciudad de Alameda se tornó violenta sobre una propuesta de moratoria en aumentos de alquiler la semana pasada. En la reunión del 4 de noviembre, que duró [...]
Fast-food workers, care givers, and store employees in hundreds of cities across the country walked off the job Tuesday demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage and union rights.
The city of Oakland has long been considered the citadel for progressive civil rights and political movements involving activism for racial and social inclusion and equity.
Tensions remain high at Berkeley High School in the wake of a student walkout sparked by the discovery of a written message in the school library threatening to lynch Black students.
A report released by Rep. Maxine Waters, ranking member of the House Committee on Financial Services, and members of the Congressional Black, Hispanic and Asian Pacific American Caucuses, has found a disturbing lack of diversity [...]
University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe announced his resignation Monday, amid calls from students, faculty and lawmakers for him to step down. Wolfe faced pressure to resign because of how he has handled racial [...]
By Pamela Hall, ACCE State Board Member In November this year, the city of Oakland will be considering passing an impact fee, a one-time fee imposed on developers that ensures private developers pay their [...]
The Department of Race and Equity, which was initiated by councilmember Desley Brooks, will be heard before the Finance Committee at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 10 at City Hall.