I approach 2015 with mixed emotions but remain hopeful. Our economy is improving from the collapse of 2008. Our stock market has rebounded, employment rates are on the rise – yet the issue of racial [...]
We’re talking about history. What I that means is as clear as it comes when we look at the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Gordy was in Oakland Monday to celebrate Barry Gordy Day [...]
Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson will host a ceremony at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 18 at Oakland City Hall Plaza to present Motown legend Berry Gordy with a County Proclamation declaring “Berry Gordy Day” in [...]
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors this honored Public Defender Brendon Woods this week as the recipient of the Santa Clara County Black Lawyers Association’s Gideon Award. President of the board, Keith Carson Supervisors, presented [...]
Alameda County’s recent first-ever Stone Soup Holiday Food Drive and Design Competition resulted in some inspired displays made entirely with boxes and cans of non-perishable food.
Oakland will be receiving a $4.5 million grant from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to hire new police officers, Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced at a press conference Tuesday morning at the Ronald [...]
The Great Migration of African Americans to the Bay Area is a vital aspect of our collective history, yet many youth are not familiar with the story of their ancestors. Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson [...]