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L to R, from top- Treva Reid, Brigitte Cook, Iris Merriouns, Nyeisha DeWitt, Katherine Jolly, Pamela Calloway, Shereda Nosakhare, Maïsha Everhart, Julie M. Waters, and Aisha Brown. Photo by Ashley Chambers

Bay Area Women Leading Behind the Scenes in Politics

The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]
Mike Norris. Photo by Spencer Whitney.

Mike Norris Releases Educational Calendar

Former Oakland A’s Pitcher Mike Norris is invested in promoting positive values and education. He released a new educational calendar that’s aimed at helping children learn subjects such as Math, Science, English, and Nutrition.
Couples dance to live music at Vallejo's Juneteenth Celebration last year near the waterfront. The event is moving to City Park this year, six blocks from downtown to reduce expenses and accommodate more visitors, exhibitors and vendors. Photo by Angela Jones

Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration at New Location

Plans are underway for Vallejo’s 26th Annual Juneteenth Celebration scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 21.This year, the event moves from the Vallejo waterfront to City Park, six blocks from downtown at 425 Alabama [...]
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Movement Begins Against Increased Standardized Testing of Teachers

It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher. For most people in California it now requires five different standardized tests, a year of classes and six months of unpaid labor AFTER completion of the B.A.Now [...]