By President Barack Obama, The Washington Post In 2010, a 16-year-old named Kalief Browder from the Bronx was accused of stealing a backpack. He was sent to Rikers Island to await trial, where he [...]
In a rare primetime nationally televised address, President Obama Thursday evening announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in decades. The president will circumvent Congress, extend legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, increase [...]
President Obama recently announced the appointment of Jason Young, Co-Founder and CEO of MindBlown Labs, to his Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. MindBlown Labs has developed a cutting edge solution to financial [...]
President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th
Bay Area labor statesman Leroy King attended this year’s Labor Day festivities at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 San Francisco union hall. King has a history in the Bay Area labor [...]
On Wednesday, thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial as President Barack Obama delivered a speech at the “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
Effie, “Medea,” Williams recently celebrated her 104th birthday. Born in Louisiana on August 11, 1909, she has been a Berkeley resident and a member of the North Oakland Baptist Church for over 60 years.