The Bay Area event production collective HGMNY is hosting a “Concert for Justice” to benefit the family of Eric Garner, Thursday, April 9, at the New Parish, 579 18th St.in Downtown Oakland. The fundraiser will [...]
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.