Well known artists and musicians performed to a packed audience at the Fox Theatre in Oakland Saturday evening for a special benefit concert in support of Elevate Oakland, a collaborative effort that brings music and [...]
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Friday, Feb. 7, set during Black History Month to remind people of the devastating toll HIV has taken and continues to take on Black communities.
Todd Anthony Shaw, more commonly known as Too Short, has been in the music industry for more than 20 years. A pioneer in the Bay Area music scene, he helped paved the way for numerous [...]
By D. Demond King, The Redemption Center Recent legislation in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use is being touted as a “springboard” by many supporters of the nation’s burgeoning pro-pot movement. Ma
Job seekers flock to the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) each month, seeking working to support themselves and their families. They attend monthly orientations and are met with a list of requirements for apprenticeship [...]
Jonn Hart captured the hearts of thousands when his first solo single “Who Booty” garnered national and international attention. Now signed to a major record label, he is taking his music to new levels but [...]
President Barack Obama visited San Francisco this week, speaking at the Betty Ong Recreation Center in San Francisco’s Chinatown where he addressed the pressing need to pass comprehensive immigration reform that overhauls the current broken [...]
Alicia Zakon recently self-published a new book of poetry, “Laundry and Love Notes,” utilizing crowdfunding to raise $10,000 she needed to make her dream a reality.
Dr. Kimberly Mayfield, chair of the Education Department at Holy Names University, and Barbara Parker, Oakland City Attorney, are among the 2013 Ella Hill Hutch award winners presented by Black Women Organized for Political Action, [...]
The Habesha (Eritrean and Ethiopian) Women’s Health Expo (HWHE) will host a health expo on February 8th to raise awareness in the Habesha community about healthy living. A fundraising cocktail event will be held Thursday, [...]