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One thousand OUSD students were awarded Monday at the 13th Annual African American Honor Roll Celebration at Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland. Those awarded included Montera Middle School students: (R to L) Destiny Williams, Matthew Quamina, Mihaila Lindsey, Amirah Boulware, Nadia Brooks, Marvell Wooley, Kameela Hall, John Wade, Obreah Delaney, Rayliah Brown, William Larkin, and Cameron Essex; standing- teacher Kevin Jennings. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

Oakland Schools Salute Over 1,000 High Achieving African American Students

More than 1,000 high-achieving Oakland students were honored this week at the 2014 African-American Honor Roll celebration, hosted by the Oakland Unified School District’s Office of African-American Male Achievement (AAMA).Held Monday at Acts Full Gospel [...]
Brian Crowell

Whistle Blowing Teacher Says He Faces Firing for Revealing Discrimination

Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]
Na’ilah Suad Nasir

Gala Honors African Studies at UC Berkeley

By Cathy Cockrell The spirit of revival and rebirth was evoked at last Saturday’s Renaissance Gala, a fundraiser benefiting the Department of African American Studies and scholarships for African American students at UC Berkeley.
Dr. Howard Fuller speaks to parents about school options for their families at Claremont Middle School. Photo by Spencer Whitney."

School Options for African American Families

Parents, teachers, and school administrators learned about “School Options for African American Families” with guest speaker Dr. Howard Fuller, co-founder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, at an event held last Saturday at Claremont [...]