By Jovanka Beckles A quarter of a million people in Richmond and West Contra Costa County, a majority people of color community, will be without a community hospital as a result of a recent [...]
By Desley Brooks It is widely known now that I have called for an office of Race and Equity to be established in the City of Oakland. Voices have risen up across our entire city [...]
The leadership of the Oakland Unified School District facilities department is critical for the success of our schools. There are hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars at stake – small mistakes can become million dollar [...]
By Shaless PeoplesThank you Supt. Antwan Wilson for your invitation to hear feedback on this matter. I’d like to respond to two key points you brought up in your March 31 Op-Ed published on the [...]
By Publisher, Post News Group The recent allegations involving Michigan Police officers who are being accused of planting evidence on a retired Black gentleman, along with dozens of other equally odious police confrontations around [...]
By Richard Johnson, Folsom Prison A casual glimpse at our surroundings will provide us with a clear depiction of the obvious dismal conditions that we find ourselves locked into.
I am deeply honored to serve as the Superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, and want to invite you to join me in reflecting on the first nine months I’ve been in this position [...]
By Jorge Lerma Latinos make up 41 percent of Oakland’s student population and are still overlooked and poorly represented in the policy and decision-making apparatus of the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD).
Thank you to Councilmembers Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Rebecca Kaplan, Larry Reid and Annie Campbell Washington for removing residential zoning from the area of the Airport Business Park at this week’s Community and Economic Development Committee [...]
By George Holland, president, Oakland NACCP (Thank you) Chairperson Larry Reid of the Community and Economic Development Committee…for placing on your committee’s agenda the issue of underfunding of our employment training organizations which provide [...]