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Speakers lined up at two microphones Wednesday to express their views at the town hall meeting orgnaized by Black Elected Officials and Faith Based Leaders of the East Bay. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Town Hall Meeting Seeks Solutions to Police Impunity

A town hall meeting seeking solutions to the “strained relations between law enforcement and our communities” was held Wednesday night, hosted by Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson and Black Elected Officials and Faith Based Leaders [...]
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Raiders Menelik Watson Donates Game Check to Sick 4-year-old

Raiders offensive tackle Menelik Watson donated his week 16 game check, which equates to a gross amount of more than $36,000, to a sick 4-year old girl and her family. Touchdown Dreams, a program founded [...]
Left to right, BEO&FBL Community Leader Recognition Award honorees Pastor Michael McBride, Dezie Woods-Jones accepting the award on behalf of Mary King, Bernida Reagan, and Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

BEO&FBL Honor Community Leaders

The Black Elected Officials & Faith Based Leaders of the East Bay (BEO&FBL) honored dedicated leaders in the community on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at its annual Community Leaders Recognition Awards celebration held at Impact Hub [...]