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Gospel recording artist Tramaine Hawkins.

Bay Area African American Women in Music: Tramaine Hawkins takes Gospel to Selma and the Symphony

As a teenager growing up in Berkeley during the 1960s, Tramaine Hawkins, the daughter of Ronald and Lois “the Pie Queen” Davis, was well aware of the Civil Rights Movement. She was too busy, however, [...]
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Oakland Book Launch for “Reach”

What happens when 40 African American men share stories of challenges and triumphs in their lives? An exceptional book; “Reach – 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding.” Th
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Hearts & Tails at Micke Grove, February 14 Adopt a pet in the name of your valentine for $25

This Valentine’s Day, share your love for wildlife by adopting an animal in your Valentine’s name. Available for purchase at MGZOO.COM through February 14, Micke Grove Zoo is offering a sweet $25 “Zoo Parent” adoption [...]