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Donning shirts that read, "Black Lives Matter," Alameda County Public Defenders held a rally today and observed four and a half minutes of silence outside the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland to honor the life of Michael Brown. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Alameda County Public Defenders Rally for “Black Lives Matter”

Attorneys in the Alameda County Public Defender’s Office held a rally on Thursday outside of the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland to show their solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
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OP-ED: Choked Out 

  By Ron Busby, Sr., President of U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce   This one is different. We didn’t see George Zimmerman kill Trayvon Martin or Darren Wilson murder Michael Brown. Having only the perpetrators’ [...]
BAM producer Marvin X and BAM Babies 3.0.

Organizers of Black Arts Movement Celebration Seek to Inspire Youth Celebration Kicks off Feb. 7 at Laney College

Organizers of the 50th anniversary of the Black Arts Movement (BAM) hope to inspire young people through literature with their upcoming celebration events this year. “We know reaching our children through literature will help deter [...]
Students of the African American Girls Life Skills Class at James Logan High School.

African American Girls Excel at James Logan High “We are independent, phenomenal, confident and beautiful”

A tremendous amount of national forensic acclaim has been achieved by the 9th grade class for African American males which was created by Tommie Lindsey. But now the African American Girls Life Skills Class sponsored [...]