It’s not difficult to surmise the obvious thinking of presidential hopeful Donald Trump, especially the fact that he has been so outspoken on his dislike for “ill-legal Mexican immigrants.” &n
By Troy Williams A few days ago, I was introduced to a group of Black Greek letter organizations. Initially, I assumed the organization was comprised of Blacks with Greek heritage but quickly learned [...]
By Darrel Carey Once again we see the new population of Oakland attempting to run the political and economic agenda of Oakland and specifically, in this case, that of the West Oakland community.
By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison The senseless demented forces that propelled that young white man to slaughter innocent Charleston, S.C. Black churchgoers, while praying and studying their bibles, is indicative of how far [...]
By Troy Williams California Lawyers for the Arts and the William James Association, in collaboration with the University of San Francisco (USF), recently hosted a four-day national conference, “Arts in Corrections: Opportunities for Justice [...]
By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison There have been some new positions taken with regard to changing the laws that would allow some prisoners the opportunity to be released according to the “time fitting [...]
By Gwen Moore The life of a man with schizophrenia, 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton, ended after he was struck by 14 bullets from a Milwaukee police officer’s handgun on April 30, 2014. The lethal [...]
By Jesse Jackson Not unlike the four little girls killed in a church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, today the nation and the world are saddened and outraged at the hatred and senseless [...]
By David Sayen People ask me all kinds of questions about Medicare. One of the most frequent concerns is whether they should sign up for Medicare Part B.
The City of Oakland has many reasons to be a leader on racial justice and social equity. In order to ensure that Oakland makes improvements that are lasting and comprehensive for its diverse populations, we [...]