By Dr. Larry E. Moore Ralph Walker has been a dedicated coach for over a decade with his program, the Don Grant Alameda Point Youth Track Club. He has coached and motivated youth around [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, author Denise Ajayi-Williams is kicking off her Bay Area book tour of “Akiti the Hunter,” the book adapted from a West African folktale that chronicles the heroic battle of [...]
By Michael A. Lenoir, M.D. A large hospital in the Bay Area announced last week that it would no longer support essential services for adult patients with Sickle Cell Anemia.
Black Arts Movement producer Marvin X has recruited a dynamic “dream team” for the upcoming Bay Area Black Arts 50th Anniversary celebration next year, including actor Delroy Lindo and former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine [...]
The Century Hilltop 16 joined 11 Bay Area movie theatres in providing middle and high school students with free-admission to view the movie Selma. Scores of students turned out to view the film in commemoration [...]
Religious leaders in the Bay Area will hold a private screening of the Ava Duvernay film, “Selma,” which covers the historical march from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement.Clergy have invited young people [...]
By Krystal Curtis, Laney College student Growing up in San Francisco, people in the community became accustomed to the violence, trends, music, and everything the media was teaching us. I came from an area known [...]
Saxophonist Steve Coleman, whose quintet performed last Sunday at SFJazz in San Francisco, was honored recently with a MacArthur Fellow, an award presented to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in [...]
Betty Berry, a Bay Area treasure for over 50 years, passed away Oct. 26 Saturday from Alzheimer’s-related causes. She was 81.
During the afternoon of Sunday, October 26, around 200 people marched from West Oakland BART station to the Port of Oakland to block the docking of a container ship from the Israeli-owned ZIM shipping company [...]