Courtesy of NPR and news reports Pope Francis, fresh from a historic speech before a joint meeting of Congress, had lunch with homeless and low-income people at Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. on Sept. [...]
Eleven people were recognized by the Marin County Human Rights Commission for their contributions to the community at the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Dinner Jan. 22 at the Embassy Suite Hotel in San [...]
The Century Hilltop 16 joined 11 Bay Area movie theatres in providing middle and high school students with free-admission to view the movie Selma. Scores of students turned out to view the film in commemoration [...]
In an impromptu visit to Emiliano Zapata Street Academy in Oakland on Tuesday, Rev. Jesse Jackson sat down in a circle with students to discuss police violence against people of color and how today’s movement [...]
Oakland teachers are still waiting to see if the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will re-establish a curriculum website that provided federally funded history curriculum units that encouraged students to study and evaluate social justice [...]
Teachers, community members and students are complaining that the Oakland Unified School District has violated academic freedom when it unilaterally, without any public discussion, shut down an “Urban Dreams” website, containing 27 units of federally [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee joined hundreds of celebrants to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination and mark the reopening of the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. Below are her remarks from the occasion: [...]
Five Marin City pastors spoke on what the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday means to them during the local MLK celebration, held Monday, Jan. 20 at the Manzanita Recreation Center.