Congresswoman Barbara Lee was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) during its 143rd commencement ceremony last weekend at the Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church in Oakland.
The Peralta Association of African American Affairs recently held its 16th annual scholarship reception. With a record number of applicants, the association on May 2 recognized and awarded a total of $4,500 to nine African [...]
Civil Rights Attorney Pamela Price is running for California State Assembly in the 15th Assembly District which includes Northern Alameda County and Western Contra Costa County. Cities of the 15th Assembly District include Albany, Berkeley, [...]
The Epsilon Phi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated celebrated their 35th anniversary with the Christian Woman of the Year Awards and Scholarship Luncheon last week at Hs’ Lordship Restaurant in Berkeley.Zeta Phi [...]
Fifty girls from West Oakland schools attended the Expanding Your Horizons Conference last weekend at UC Berkeley, an all-day STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) event.
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 [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will again perform in concert Sunday, January 19 at 10 a.m. at The Church by the Side of the Road at 2108 Russell Street in Berkeley.The program features li [...]
By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley Susan F. Rasky, an award-winning Congressional reporter who returned to her native California to teach at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism for more than two decades, died Sunday (Dec. [...]
On Saturday, December 14th, in conjunction with Blaqline Ent, Comedian Paul Mooney will host his annual charity toy giveaway at the Black Repertory Group’s Birel L. Vaughn Theater, 3201 Adeline St, Berkeley from 10am to [...]