“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 [...]
A full house of churchgoers, community and faith leaders recently celebrated the bicentennial of Corinthian Baptist Church in Oakland with an anniversary event that honored the past and the present.
By NBC News and Post Staff President Barack Obama spoke proudly of his Kenyan heritage before a raucous and affectionate crowd in Nairobi. “I am proud to be the first American president to [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduced legislation this week along with Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) that could make solar energy more accessible to low-income families.
By Congresswoman Barbara Lee An article in the recent Post Newspaper, “Oakland is Losing Its Racial, Age and Economic Diversity,” highlights the growing crisis of income inequality in our communities and our country.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee has been named as one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Congress by Roll Call, a leading Capitol Hill newspaper devoted to covering Congress.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently welcomed Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, to the East Bay. Congresswomen Lee and Kelly, both members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), visited Women [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee met this week with seniors at the West Oakland Senior Center in Oakland to hear their concerns and share with them the work that she is doing on Capitol Hill to protect [...]
By Troy Williams Prominent members of the African-American community gathered at Lake Chalet in Oakland on Saturday, April 25 to honor the lifetime achievements, teachings, and friendship of Dr. Ruth B. Love.
Family and friends joined together on Sunday, April 26 to celebrate the 95th birthday of Josie Dean, a longtime Oakland resident and former schoolteacher. During the celebration held at Ashland Community Center in San [...]