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Tahara Lawson (left) with her grandmother Marilyn Lawson. Tahara is one of 50 children being treated at the Children Hospital HIV/AIDS clinic in Oakland, Ca. The clinic was established in 1986 and offers counseling and support to families of HIV-positive children. Today, with adherence, an HIV-positive child can enjoy the same lifespan as children born without the disease.

Tahara Lawson, a 10-year-od Champion Fighting HIV Stigma

Fighting HIV stigma can seem daunting for people living with HIV, especially when having to confront deeply ingrained fears and taboos. But imagine what it is like for a child who is born with HIV [...]
UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann

UCSF Chancellor Resigns to Take Helm of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced this week that UC San Francisco Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann is resigning from her position to become CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
2014 Esoteric Image Models
Rozaline McMillan, Eugene sanders, Ashel Eldridge, Angela Ingram, Annette Serwanga, Visionary Photographer Sonjhai Meggette, Italina Kirknis (Event planner and promoter), Anthony Dart, Voress Franklin, Keyon Williams and Kendra Conway.

Bald is Beautiful, says Sonjhai Meggette

Cancer is an ugly disease. Pain, nausea, weight and hair loss are some of the most common side effects of treatment. Seeing the beauty in the disease is hard but its what Photographer Sonjhai Meggette [...]
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Raiders , Microsoft Give Local Students Brand New Tablets

Nearly two-dozen students from McClymonds High School and Oakland Community Day School were treated to lunch at the Oakland Raiders facility on Tuesday given recognition for their academic and behavioral accomplishments.

OP-ED: PG&E Should be Fined But Not Forced into Bankruptcy by

By Wil Hardee PG&E is about to receive a hefty fine for their role in the San Bruno tragedy – and it should. The Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce believes PG&E should pay. However, [...]
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“Help A Brother Go To College Day” comes to De Anza High School

The college bound brotherhood agency, Young Scholars Program, will be hosting the 4th Annual Help A Brother Go To College Day Conference at De Anza High School on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 3 p.m. to [...]
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Oakland Rents Rise Astronomically, Long-term Home Owners Face Foreclosure

While numbers of overall foreclosures in Oakland are decreasing, they are more and more affecting people who have lived in their homes for 10 or more years, according to a quarterly City of Oakland report [...]