The San Leandro Police Department has been awarded a four-year, $500,000 grant through the United States Department of Justice – Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program.
It was with a heavy heart that I watched the events unfold in Ferguson, Missouri. You hear it in the news – another young African American shot – but usually his name is left out [...]
In 2013, police killed 400 people in the United States. Most died with barely a blip on the world’s screen. Michael Brown’s death was not unique. He was African American, young, male – and unarmed.
Uber and Lyft announced their removal of opposition and revealed their support of Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla’s AB 2293 last week. Throughout the process, both companies adamantly opposed the measure, which would address the dangerous gap [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, along with the U.S. Department of Justice and state partners, has announced a settlement with Bank of America to resolve federal and state civil claims related to Bank of America’s [...]
As a black Republican I have so much I want to share; debate; explore and examine with you. Our weekly conversations will go all the way from the genesis of the Republican Party up to [...]
Congresswoman Lee hosted a Regional Economy Development Forum on Monday featuring U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. The forum focused on generating greater regional economic development including job creation, business growth and available resources for [...]
This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act. The law was quickly followed by the Voting Rights Act, which immediately had an impact on one of the [...]
The Oakland City Council this week unanimously passed a resolution committing to aiding the humanitarian relief effort for unaccompanied immigrants to the United States, authored by Mayor Jean Quan, Vice Mayor Larry Reid and Councilmember [...]
Tony Thurmond is kicking off the week leading up to the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with a Town Hall and Voter Registration Rally in Richmond.The Town Hall/Rally will take place [...]