Forty Members currently serve in the California State Senate, and only two Senators are African-American. Both African-American State Senators are from Southern California. The question is: does diversity still matter in 2016?
The Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra departed on its 11-day Cuba Tour earlier this week. The 57 youth orchestra members will give concerts in Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, and Havana.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee released a statement this week on meetings of the draft platform committee of the Democratic Party. “As a former co-chair of the Progressive Caucus and as someone who has spent a [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Members of the Tri-Caucus introduced a Congressional resolution this week calling for greater transparency and access to computer science education for all students to ensure greater diversity in the booming tech [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee and 110 members of Congress have signed a letter raising serious concerns about the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill, urging House leaders to protect critical food assistance programs.
By Janice Ewing I don’t agree with Thomas Wolfe’s novel titled “You Can’t Go Home Again.” As a current member of Allen Temple Baptist Church, Congresswoman Barbara Lee has demonstrated you can [...]
On Sunday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee and I sat down at a Post Salon to discuss overcoming barriers for the formerly incarcerated to vote and find jobs.
The California Nurses Association (CNA) has endorsed former East Bay Assemblymember Sandré Swanson for State Senate. The CNA’s support follows recent endorsements by East Bay leaders and labor groups, including the California School Employees [...]
It is no secret that the tech industry is growing. However, the dismal numbers of African Americans in the industry continues to be a problem that politicians with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) are [...]
“In order to improve race relations in America, we must speak up. Comfortable silence has gotten us nowhere,” said Alomar Burdick, one of the young panelists speaking at the Community Forum on Racial Justice on [...]