Tag Archives: Paul Cobb

Left to right: Publisher Paul Cobb and Troy Williams hold up a Post edition of Cobb's visit with San Quentin News at the Post offices. Photos by Ashley Chambers.

Released from San Quentin, Troy Williams Builds a New Life in Video Production “A lot of the guys in there are not the same person that they were 20-plus years ago.”

Just two months after being released from San Quentin for model behavior, Troy Williams sits in the offices of The Post newspapers eager to share his story and spread a positive message to young men [...]
Post Publisher Paul Cobb (left) and BAM Producer Marvin X.

Paul Cobb’s Vision for the 50th Anniversary Black Arts Movement

As the Bay Area prepares for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), the most radical artistic and literary movement in American history, Paul Cobb gave fellow writer and festival producer Marvin X [...]
Post publisher Paul Cobb (left) and Councilmember Libby Schaaf rode together at the Bay Bridge ceremony in Sept. 2013. Photo by Conway Jones.

OP-ED: An Opportunity for Bridge Building with Libby Schaaf

When Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf gave the Post/El Mundo News Group an exclusive interview Thursday pledging to involve and “include robust community participation” around jobs and minority participation in development projects, especially in East Oakland, I [...]

The New Face of the NAACP

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