Hundreds gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriot in downtown Oakland to hear Outgoing NAACP President Benjamin Jealous speak Wednesday at the 10th annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Oakland African American Chamber [...]
Remember the March on Washington? August 28, 1963. Tens of thousands of activists on the National Mall. A preacher’s son from Atlanta talking about his dream for the country.
On Saturday, August 10th, Award-winning high school students will demonstrate their academic, artistic and scientific expertise at a meeting of the Oakland NAACP, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the West Oakland Library, 1801 Adeline [...]
One Million Call for Federal Charges Against Zimmerman By Benjamin Todd Jealous One million people. As of Tuesday morning, one million people have signed an NAACP petition asking the Department of Justice to pursue federal [...]
President Obama kicked off the summer with a high-profile environmental speech at Georgetown University. He put forth a plan to limit carbon emissions for coal-fired power plants, and called for America to double renewable energy [...]
By Lee Hubbard The San Francisco NAACP took a stand against US Airways for its “unfair treatment and removal of Deshon Marmon from their airplane” on June 15th, for wearing sagging pants. “This young man [...]
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 [...]