By Tuseda A. Graggs One by one, nearly a dozen 16- and 17-year-old girls stood at the podium to declare how wonderful their mothers are and to express how their Moms have helped them blossom [...]
The Stockton NAACP will host the “Reach Higher, Achieve Your Goals” Youth Summit at San Joaquin Delta College on May 3rd at 9am. The summit will begin with the panel discussion “Achieving Your Goals Despite [...]
The Black Employees Association of the Stockton Unified School District (BEASUSD) will hold its 24th annual Black Graduates’ Recognition Program on Sunday, June 8 and is inviting high school graduates of San Joaquin County to [...]
By Rev. Dr. Willie A. Douglas There have been numerous reports and surveys regarding race relations in America. After reviewing these studies, one would believe that race is not a problem in the U.S.
People and Congregations Together (PACT) will host “Creating Covenants for a Safer City” conference to address new strategies that will continue to reduce the violence in the city.
The Black Community Crusade (BCC) will hold its monthly town hall meeting at the New Missionary Baptist Church, 1439 Michael Ave on April 24 from 6-8pm to discuss the city’s educational achievement gap.The BCC advocates [...]
By Rev. Willie A. Douglas, Civil Rights & Social Justice Advocate From the establishment of the first Black church in America, throughout slavery and beyond, the church has been the foundation of the Black community. [...]
In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative that will help young men of color stay on track and gain opportunities to reach their full potential, the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color [...]
Mayor Anthony Silva’s recent announcement that he would no longer speak to the certain media outlets has raised concerns of transparency. If the may only speaks to those outlets he sees fit, what message does [...]
The African American Chamber of Commerce and Foundation of San Joaquin County will hold its annual Woman of Color and Man About Town Awards Friday, April 4 to recognize influential and inspiring men and women [...]