Tag Archives: Oakland Post

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Terrelle Pryor No Disappointment in Raiders Debut

It’s no longer a secret. Terrelle Pryor was named starting quarterback over Matt Flynn. Raiders head coach Dennis Allen chose not to disclose the starter the week leading up to Oakland’s first NFL game to [...]
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More than 250 Jobs and 18 Family and Minority Businesses at Risk

There is a well known African proverb – when elephants fight, the grass gets trampled – that seems to sum up the experience of Bill Aboudi’s Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS) and the 18 small [...]
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Voting Rights Act & Tea Party Nightmares

North Carolina — once poster child for the New South — now displays the nightmares spawned by the Tea Party right no longer restrained by the Voting Rights Act after the Supreme Court’s conservative gang [...]
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POST TV: “Fruitvale Station” Production Consultant Interview

Click here to open the gallery. Fruitvale Station was released nationwide in July and vividly depicts the 2009 shooting death of Oscar Grant. The film has won numerous awards including the Grand Jury Prize and [...]
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Port Commission Blocks Deal to Move Truck Parking Company

Port of Oakland Commissioners have passed an amended resolution that may put a truck parking company out of business, potentially creating turmoil in the community if big rig trucks are again parking and driving on [...]

OP-ED: After the “Murder” of Trayvon Martin, Healing Will be Difficult

“Too Many White-Americans Still Don’t Understand” During the Zimmerman Trial, it was revealed that Trayvon Martin called Zimmerman a “cracker” and many white-Americans were shocked. In the 1970s, my father, who is the grandson of [...]
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Noel Gallo Organizes Weekly District 5 Cleanups

Oakland has always struggled with illegal litter and dumping on its streets and graffiti on its businesses. From dumpsites filled with old tires and ripped up mattresses and graffiti plastered walls, on some streets the [...]