By Brittany Chambers, MPH, CHES Despite the decline of adolescent pregnancy rates in Alameda County, it remains an issue among youth of color and those from disadvantaged communities.
By Yael Levin, UCLA BRITE Center Studies show that racial and ethnic minorities in the United States often experience more sleep problems compared to whites, which poses a risk especially for individuals over [...]
After three days of peaceful demonstrations marking the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo., yet another African-American man was shot by police there. &
“I can’t do this time in a sober state of mind,” is a phrase one often hears in prison. Translated, it means that it is mandatory that they be in an altered state of [...]
By Anh Le On July 7, President Barack Obama met with Nguyen Trong Phu, Vietnam’s Communist Party Secretary at the White House. April 15 was the commemoration of the 40-year anniversary of the end [...]
By Cat Brooks In the early morning hours of June 6, Demouria Hogg, a Black man and father of three, was sleeping in his vehicle at the Lakeshore Avenue exit off the 580 [...]
By Michael B Hudson, CMT Integration Inc. Having the opportunity to utilize current technology in the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is always a good thing. The recent landmark partnership between OUSD [...]
By Assemblymember Tony Thurmond Since the Medicare and Medicaid program’s simultaneous signage into law by President Johnson 50 years ago, over 48 million Americans now have access to health care.
On July 9, Sandra Bland drove to Prairie View, Texas from Chicago, eager for a job interview at Prairie View A&M, the historically black college that was her alma mater.
Special to the Post Alameda County Public Defender Brendon Woods and his predecessor, Diane Bellas, are under fire for alleged malpractice. Complaints were filed last week with the Alameda County Board of [...]