By Jovanka Beckles In the civil rights era we knew that to make progress and be treated with dignity, we’d have to stand up against taunts, fire hoses, dogs and more. We still face many [...]
Rev. Teresa Nelson and Parks Chapel AME Church will host the 150th session of the California Annual Conference supported by St. Paul AME of Berkeley and St. James AME of San Jose from Sunday, Sept. [...]
Pastors in Oakland announced their endorsements for Mayor of Oakland Thursday morning in front of city hall. After months of meetings and forums with candidates, the pastors endorsed Dan Siegel, Joe Tuman, and Bryan Parker [...]
Pastors of Oakland gathered on Tuesday to announce their support in the reelection of District 6 Councilwoman Desley Brooks in the Rainbow Center at 58th Street and International Boulevard.Running for her fourth term, Brooks has [...]
The First AME Church in Oakland kicked off another successful “Put Your Best Foot Forward: Back to School Shoe Giveaway” on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Oakland Coliseum distributing 2,200 new pair of shoes to [...]
OCCUR and The San Francisco Foundation Faiths Program presents the Grassroots Fundraising Workshop with Developmental Expert Kim Klein on September 16th at First Unitarian Church in Oakland.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]