Castlemont High School students celebrated Unity Day last week, attending workshops centered on the impacts of mass incarceration, gentrification, and racism on people of color in America.
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Media is now the way to reach people, and one group that is providing information is the Determination Media Group from West Oakland. These individuals have been highlighted by media coordinator Rafael Flores [...]
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 [...]
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By Brittany Chambers, MPH, CHES Despite the decline of adolescent pregnancy rates in Alameda County, it remains an issue among youth of color and those from disadvantaged communities.
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Rev. Dr. Timothy Hawkins, pastor of Bible Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, recently celebrated a key academic achievement, earning his Doctor of Ministry degree on June 7 from Faith Evangelical College & Seminary in Tacoma, Washington.
This month’s Post Salon will feature an interactive dialogue on the politics and practice of education. The speakers are three longtime educators in the East Bay.
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Zimbabwe Davies is one focused individual who continues to spread positive energy along his journey. As a foster youth, his aunt Desiree Jeffery took him under her wing and gave him the support [...]
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As a baby, you learn how to walk, how to talk, brush your teeth, get dressed, and how to take care of yourself. Learning is essential, and there are many opportunities to learn [...]
Coach Ben Tapscott and a host of Mack alumni are mobilizing community-wide support to address the Oakland Unified School District and Superintendent Antwan Wilson on a campaign to keep McClymonds High School open. Alumni [...]
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The Oakland school district is doing parent outreach and conducting a publicity campaign to let families know that the first day of school is earlier than usual this year – Monday, Aug. 24.
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