At the 100th McClymonds High School anniversary dinner, many former athletes and alumni praised the late Coach George Powles for being the motivating force and the guiding hand that sent so many Mack and [...]
Fifty years ago, Post Publisher Paul Cobb went South to join the fight for voter registration and engage in Civil Rights activity, taking a stand on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.
Post News Group Editor Chauncey Bailey was murdered Aug. 2, 2007 at 7:30 a.m. in downtown Oakland while walking to work to meet Post Publisher Paul Cobb.
The East Bay Small Business Council recently honored several local leaders for their dedication to business and the community. Featured speakers at the Small Business Council’s Black History Month program, held at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle [...]
In the weeks following the release of the Oscar-nominated film “Selma,” Rev. Jesse Jackson along with Charley Moore, Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein hosted a private screening of the film in San Francisco’s historic [...]
Civil Rights veteran and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. was the guest speaker at the True Vine Ministries services, which are held in the McClymonds High School Auditorium in West Oakland, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“Read. Read any and everything. Newspapers. Billboards. Dictionaries and comic books. And write. Write your thoughts and ideas about what the words mean because it gives you the intellectual discipline.”