Many Oakland residents are saying that the City Council’s public hearing on critical issues that impact African Americans in Oakland is a good first step. Held last Saturday in City Hall chambers, the packed [...]
Oakland has the chance to be a model for cities across the country on how city government can effectively respond to the Black Lives Matter movement, according to activists and City Councilmembers.
Twenty-five hundred years ago, Sun Tzu wrote the classic book of military strategy, “The Art of War,” based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Since that time, all levels of the military have adapted [...]
Everyone has a story to tell. In the inspirational musical stage play “Lord Why Can’t I Do Right,” writer and producer Richard Torrence pens a story about faith, family, love, and sacrifice. Torrence’s debut follows [...]
The Black Arts Movement 50th Anniversary Celebration will commence on Saturday, Feb. 7 in partnership with Laney College and President Elnora T. Webb, Ph.D. The Bay Area-wide celebration will kick off with a [...]
Ten year old Chrystian Barrera stands in front of a mirror mounted next to a speedbag. Turning his head left to right, he assesses his new mohawk and approves it with a smile. Across the [...]
In response to police abuse and violence in the City of Oakland, the Anti Police Terror Project is making its demands known to what they call a “war on Black lives” and send the message [...]
Protesters who took over the West Oakland BART station and shut down the trains on Black Friday received an outpouring of support on Thursday as community members rallied outside the BART Board meeting demanding that [...]
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson joined season ticket holders, staff of the Warriors, Oakland Marriott and Esurance to prepare lunch bag meals to feed the hungry last week at the Oakland Marriott City Center.
The Baron Arnold Quintet will appear Sunday, Jan. 18, 5 p.m., at the Soundroom, 2147 Broadway in Oakland. Baron Arnold, a newcomer to the Berlin, Germany music scene, has quickly established himself as a [...]