Oakland City Council chambers became ground zero for protests against gentrification and displacement this week as young activists chained themselves together to keep the City Council meeting from taking place, instead holding a rally for [...]
A new anthology, “Talking Back: Voices of Color” (Red Letter Press, 2015), presents an unusually diverse group of writers speaking out on issues affecting communities of color.
In wake of the recent killings of Eric Harris in Oklahoma and Walter Scott in South Carolina, both unarmed Black men killed by police officers, a group of community leaders, clergy, and activists are calling [...]
Friends and family of 43 missing university students, “normalistas,” spoke at UC Berkeley last Friday, part of a tour throughout the United States to spread word about the mass kidnapping that has been rocking Mexico [...]
Protesters affiliated with PUEBLO and the Ella Baker Center attempted to confront Oakland Police Department Compliance Director Tom Frazier at his office on Wednesday. They have been angry about Frazier’s silence since he made the [...]