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MEA students report stories that are published online and broadcast on KDOL-TV (Comcast 27, AT&T 99). Photo from MEA.

The New Parkway’s ‘First Friday Shorts’ Showcases Student Films

The Media Enterprise Alliance at KDOL-TV will showcase student films from their video production workshop at “First Friday Shorts,” a free monthly screening of short films from local media arts community organizations held at The [...]
Oakland Future Quartet and Sheila E post for a picture at the Elevate Oakland concert at the Fox Theatre. Photo by Christopher Victorio.

All-Star Concert Raises over $110,000 funds for Oakland Schools

Well known artists and musicians performed to a packed audience at the Fox Theatre in Oakland Saturday evening for a special benefit concert in support of Elevate Oakland, a collaborative effort that brings music and [...]
Civil Rights Attorney John Burris

John Burris Discusses “Race and Criminal Justice”

Well-known Oakland civil rights attorney John Burris, who has gained a national reputation for representing, victims of police abuse, spoke recently to local students and educators about the persistent and systemic injustices that young Black [...]
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Oakland Students Meet Classical Pianist Terrance Wilson

By Barbara Fluhrer East Oakland Leadership Academy students and faculty attended a concert last Saturday evening at Holy Names University’s Regents Theatre featuring internationally renowned pianist Terrence Wilson.The day before the concert, the students had [...]
Dr. Howard Fuller speaks to parents about school options for their families at Claremont Middle School. Photo by Spencer Whitney."

School Options for African American Families

Parents, teachers, and school administrators learned about “School Options for African American Families” with guest speaker Dr. Howard Fuller, co-founder of the Black Alliance for Educational Options, at an event held last Saturday at Claremont [...]
Odessa White, 92

Odessa White, Nationally acclaimed Homemaker, Educator, 92 Emphasized Christian Education and Music for her 8 Children

Odessa White, a Seventh-day Adventist and educator, died on Nov. 23. She was 91. Born Dec. 23, 1920, she was a native of Wharton, Texas and her husband Benjamin White, was a native of Navasota, [...]