By Ron San Miguel The Preamble to the Constitution of the United States affirms that: “We the People of the United Sates, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure [...]
By Sue Piper Ever since the 1991 firestorm, I have dedicated my volunteer activities to emergency preparedness. I am asking people to support of one important emergency preparedness organization–––Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters, better [...]
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.