City of Oakland, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and Alameda County Community Food Bank recently announced joint summer meal programs to provide local children free breakfast, lunch and snack during the school break.
Brother Will is an individual who has been through a lot, but will not let anything deter him from moving forward. As a former Howard University student and also a club promoter during his [...]
A group of nearly 200 young Black men stood before family, friends, and the community ready to embark on their next journey in life on June 9 at the College Bound Brotherhood Graduation at the [...]
To be or not to be, is that really a question? With compassion, humor and love, you can see the beauty in the little things, including yourself.
Several members of the Oakland Board of Education are balking at a proposal of the Oakland Unified School District administration to place a charter high school on the same campus as Westlake Middle School, leading [...]
Last month at the graduation ceremony of Tuskegee University, a historically Black college, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke candidly about the racial barriers facing African Americans and encouraged them to overcome continuing discrimination by staying [...]
Despite vocal opposition of some community residents, the Oakland Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to demolish Marcus Foster School in West Oakland and build an industrial-style kitchen to provide healthy meals to [...]
By Joanna Hernandez, Richmond High School Esmeralda Echavarria, a Richmond High School sophomore, has been offered the opportunity to travel to Brown University in Rhode Island for a scholarship this summer for having straight [...]
Pastor Henry Washington, pastor of The Garden of Peace Ministries in Richmond, recently graduated from the American Baptist Seminary of the West (ABSW) receiving two master’s degrees, one in Community Leadership and the other in [...]
Many people today are usually stuck in place, looking down rather than reaching up towards the goal line. Otis Bruce, Jr., founder and organizer of the Marin African-American Professional Network (MAAPN), is constantly encouraging [...]