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Rev. Gregory Hunter Installed as Senior Pastor of Olivet MBC

Rev. Gregory Hunter was recently installed as the Senior Pastor of Olivet Missionary Baptist Church. Hunter accepted his call to ministry in 1989 and preached his first sermon at Berkeley Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Under [...]
Rev. Dr. Harold R. Mayberry stands with his wife Mary, along with Superintendent Antwan Wilson, his wife Tresa, School board member Jumoke Hinton-Hodge, staff, principals, and teachers of OUSD and church members gather to pray for the work of the school district.

OUSD Superintendent Antwan Wilson Visits First African Methodist Church

New Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) Superintendent Antwan Wilson spoke Sunday at Back to School Youth Covering Worship service held by the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church at 3701 Telegraph Ave. in Oakland.
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Allen Temple, 67 Sueños Create “Black and Brown Unity” Mural

Youth of Allen Temple and Iglesia Bautista de Allen Temple partnered with the youth of 67 Sueños to plan and paint a mural entitled “Black and Brown Unity“, which is on the 86th Avenue Wall [...]
Left to right: Marc Calloway ,Eric Cobbs, Catherine Holt (Rohr), Rev. Dr. Roy Wilford, Keith Warren and Londale Walton.
Photo by Adam L. Turner.

Formerly Incarcerated Men & Women Look to “Transform Their Hustle” Prison Is No Barrier to Owning a Business

The Defy Ventures defiant headline “Transform your Hustle” recruitment campaign registered big time with those who have done time for crimes. Catherine Hoke (Rohr), founder and CEO of Defy Ventures, challenged more than 60 formerly [...]
Gina Fromer (left) with family accepts her award.

NCNW Hosts Christian Women of the Year Awards Ceremony 

The San Francisco Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) San recently held its 35th Annual Christian Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards Ceremony at Patio Espanol Restaurant, 2850 Alemany Blvd.Honorees included [...]