By Britni Danielle, Ebony Gloria Naylor, a writer known for illuminating the stories of Black women, died of a heart attack on September 28 in the Virgin Islands, her sister, Bernice Harrison, confirmed [...]
Family and friends are mourning the death of Patricia Marie Jones, who passed away suddenly on Aug.5. Pat was a retired public administrator with over 40 years’ experience in both the public and [...]
Alice Dashiell passed away peacefully on June 14 at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. She was born 97 years ago in Berkeley to Thomas Richard Griffin and Julia Moore Griffin.
By Wade Woods Former San Francisco School Board member and director of the Mission Language and Vocational School Executive Director Rosario Anaya died Aug. 5 of lung cancer. She was 70.
John Lee, known to friends as Tehuti, passed away on June 18. He was 70 years old. Tehuti was born April 12, 1945 to Jo Lee and Betty Hill in Mobile, Alabama. He [...]
Richard Linyard, known as a leader amongst his peers and conscious rapper under the name “Afrikan Richie,” died on July 19. He was 23 years old.
Willie C. Archie, a longtime employee of UC Office of the President and UC Systemwide, died on July 9, 72. His going services were held Wednesday at Beth Eden Baptist Church in Oakland, [...]
LeRoy King, prominent Bay Area labor and civil rights leader, has died at the age of 91. King, who passed away on June 12, rose through the ranks of the International Longshore and [...]
Former member of the Oakland Board of Education Alice Spearman died on Tuesday, May 26. She was 63. Spearman died of complications following a heart attack in March.
Frank Osborne Brown Jr., an accomplished scientist, engineer, college and high school educator and community activist who served the Berkeley and Oakland communities for over 50 years, passed away on the evening of May 19, [...]