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Richmond Hosts “Put the Guns Down” Free Community Event

In 2007 Richmond California was ranked America’s ninth most dangerous city. In 2013 Richmond was ranked America’s 69th dangerous city. Homicide rates are dropping nationally, but not steep enough. The homicide crisis in the black [...]
1000Mothers

1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence hosts 6th Annual Purple Gala

On December 12, the 1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence nonprofit organization will hold its 6th Annual Purple Gala at the Jack London Aquatic Center at 5:30 p.m. where they will honor a “Survivor of the [...]
Stockton

Stockton Dramatically Lowers Crime Rates

The City of Stockton is showing dramatic results in reducing crime. With homicides down 60 percent, armed robberies down 28 percent, and overall violent crime down 16.8 percent in the first half of 2013, many [...]
Rev. Daniel Buford of Allen Temple Baptist spoke at CDE meeting on Tuesday disapproving the construction of the crematorium.

Community Members Oppose Mega Crematorium in Oakland

Though the Neptune Society of Northern California has won city approval to build a mega crematorium near the Oakland International Airport, opponents remain determined and rallied this week at the meeting of the city’s Community [...]
Lt. Drennon Lindsey stands
with members of #TheirLivesMatter advocacy group Francie Dows, Mysti
Knight, Brenda Grisham, Gilda Baker, Linda Jones, Stacy Hogg. Shannon
Hogg-Harris. Photo taken by Spencer Whitney

Families of Murder Victims Demand Justice from OPD

On Thursday morning, the advocacy branch of the Christopher LaVell Jones Foundation #TheirLivesMatter met with the Oakland Police Department to discuss demands raised the families of murder victims.
Councilwoman Desley Brooks, District 6

OP-ED: Oakland Needs a Crime Reduction Plan says Desley Brooks

By Desley Brooks Oakland needs a comprehensive crime reduction plan that includes a crime gun reduction strategy. The sound of gunshots and their devastating aftermath is becoming far too common in our great city.