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 [...]
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.