Ayodele Nzinga’s drama, “Mama at Twilight: Death by Love,” is a haunting look at a family crippled by circumstances. How does a man prepare for adult responsibilities when his father is nowhere around? [...]
Oakland’s native son, Ise Lyfe, has seemingly done it all. From HBO Def Poetry Jam and Huffington Post Contributor to Ted Talk and guest lecturer at over 50 universities domestic and abroad, Ise Lyfe [...]
By Wade Woods Kwanzaa is an African American holiday created By Dr. Maulana Karenga at the Black Youth Conference in Los Angles in 1966. This year’s celebration will take place in seven different [...]
Black Women Stirring the Waters (BWSTW) is hosting a community forum, “When Violence Challenges the Education of Young African American Women,” Sunday, Nov. 15, 1:30 p.m. at Lake Park, 1850 Alice St. in Oakland.
As part of its ongoing commitment to support local communities, Ford Motor Company is kicking off the Ford Freedom Unsung program in the Bay Area to honor the achievements of everyday people and organizations [...]
Dominguita Velasco, an activist in Oakland’s Latino community, died Oct. 11 at age 114. “She may have been small in stature, but she was a strong woman who was respected. People recognized her leadership [...]
With a rapidly growing and diverse workforce, offering paid training, full health benefits and pay above the minimum wage for Oakland residents, CallSocket is outshining many of the large businesses and restaurants that are situating [...]
African Americans in the city of San Francisco are almost at twice the number of stroke-related deaths, compared to other races and ethnicities. Charles Burns, 56, almost found out about this the hard [...]
As an educator who has taught in Oakland for over a decade, Dr. Larry Moore saw a need for schools tailored to the study of theology.
Click here to Nominate Someone In every community, there are individuals who go above and beyond to positively impact countless lives. Their stories deserve recognition. In honor of the outstanding achievements of Unsung [...]