Teachers and staff in the Berkeley public schools are alleging that the district has engaged in discriminatory hiring and promotion practices against African Americans and older staff.
By Kadijah Means Editor’s Note: Kadijah Means, outgoing Pharaoh (President) of the Black Student Union at Berkeley High delivered a powerful speech at Berkeley High’s Commencement. Edited for clarity.
Berkeley High School Senior Kadijah Diani Means has been working hard during her high school career to bring racial equity to the world – and the world is watching. <
Bayer HealthCare is investing $100 million to build a product testing facility at its Berkeley manufacturing site that will support research and emerging generations of treatments for Hemophilia A, a hereditary bleeding disorder.
Two months after Berkeley police injured peaceful protesters with batons, tear gas and projectiles, some 150 activists led by Berkeley High, Berkeley City College and UC Berkeley Black student unions, took the Black Lives Matter [...]
Berkeley High School students walked out Wednesday and marched to the Campanile at UC Berkeley to protest police brutality and in solidarity with the burgeoning “Black lives matter” movement.
Most people would consider Ralph Walker a model Berkeley High School alumnus. He ran track for two years when he was a student at BHS, graduating in 1971. He later worked as an assistant [...]
Nineteen-year-old Berkeley High student Anthony Gaines sits inside a room beyond our understanding within his own mind and wonders why one of his best friends, his mentor, and his constant daytime companion of three years [...]
Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]